Although Chihuahuas are considered to be the smallest dog breed, however, Boo Boo is an exception. Boo Boo is the smallest dog in the world and is already there in the listing of Guinness Book of Records 2013. Standing Boo Boo is mere 4” tall.
#9 Brookesia Micra Chameleon
Living on the islet of Nosy Hara, Brookesia Micra in Antsiranana, Madagascar is the smallest chameleon in the world. Suffering from insular dwarfism, it may soon disappear due to illegal logging in the forests of Madagascar.
#8 Etruscan Shrew
In terms of mass, Etruscan Shrew is the smallest mammal in the world. In order to stay alive they need to feed on a good number of worms and fast heart beating rate is the reason behind the same. They are found all over Eurasia and even Africa.
#7 Speckled Padloper Tortoise
With a weight of mere 5 ounce and height 4”, Speckled Padloper tortoise is found in South Africa. Their survival is in danger because of the pet trade. They love deserts and found in leafy greens too.
#6 Denise’s Pygmy Seahorse
Denise’s Pygmy Seahorse is another species that is among the smallest animals in the world. They are as big as average finger nail of a human and usually prefer hiding in the corals. They are found in Indonesia.
#5 Patu Digua Spider
Patu Digua Spider is the smallest species of spiders in the world. They are of the size just .5mm.
#4 Pygmy Marmoset Monkey
Just 6” in height, Pygmy Marmoset monkeys are found in the Amazon rainforest. They are even known as pocket monkeys.
#3 Royal Antelope
Smallest antelopes with growth of just 9-10”, they are found in the forests in West Africa. Extremely shy in nature, they weigh just 9-10 pounds.
#2 Monte Iberia Eleuth
Found in the Northern Hemisphere, Monte lberia Eleuth is the smallest frog in the world. This species is found in Cuba.
#1 Pygmy Mouse Lemur
Just 5” long Pygmy Mouse Lemur is undoubtedly the cutest and the smallest animal in the world. This species is discovered in the year 1993 in Madagascar.