Seven Smallest Animals In The World

Vaquita means “little cow” in Spanish, an appropriate name for the smallest member of the Cetacean family, which includes whales, porpoises and dolphins.


Vechur cows, the smallest cattle breed in the world, are indigenous to Kerala, India.They are named after the village where they are believed to be from.


The world’s smallest antelope happens to live in the rainforests and savannas from Ghana to Sierra Leone in Africa.

Royal Antelope

The world’s smallest wild cat is found only in India and Sri Lanka, with a few to be found in Nepal.They can be found in dry and bamboo forests, grasslands and rocky slopes.

Rusty-Spotted Cat

While the Chihuahua is a common domesticated dog breed, the original Chihuahuas were found among the indigenous tribes of pre-Hispanic Mexico.


The smallest species of rabbit in North America, the pygmy rabbit is typically found in a sagebrush ecosystem.They dig their own burrows, but sometimes, they use burrows made from other species.

Pygmy Rabbit

The dwarf lantern shark is the smallest species of shark on the planet.In fact, it is smaller than the human hand and is rarely seen, even in its ocean habitat off the coast of Colombia and Venezuela.

Dwarf Lantern Shark

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