What is the smallest mammal on earth?


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The Bumblebee Bat is the world's smallest mammal and weighs about two grams.
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The smallest marine mammal is the sea otter, Enhydra Lutris. There are smaller mammals that spend some of their time in water, but the sea otter is the smallest mammal that performs
The blue whale is the largest mammal ever to inhabit the Earth.
The smallest mammal in the world is a bat from Thailand, Kitli's Hog-nosed Bat, being only 2.9-3.3 cm
The vulnerable Kitti's Hog-nosed Bat or bumblebee bat (Craseonycteris thonglongyai) from Thailand is the smallest by length and skull size, and it's 29–33 mm in length and 1.5
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The Etruscan shrew weighs 2 grams or less. However, like all shrews, it has an extremely rapid metabolism and eats twice its weight every single day. Although it is the lightest mammal in terms of average weight, the Etruscan shrew is 2 inches long. According to Sci Tech Daily, the Kitti's hog-nosed bat, or the bumblebee bat, is only 1 inch long, making it about the same length as the bumblebee it is named for; the average weight of a Kitti's hog-nosed bat is also about 2 grams.

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