What is the world's smallest mammal?


By size, the world's smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat (Craseonycteris thonglongyai), a species native to Thailand. This species of bat is roughly the size of a bumblebee, with a body and head size of around 1 inch and a typical weight of about 0.7 ounces.

Although the bumblebee bat is the world's smallest mammal by size, a close runner up for smallest mammal by weight is the Etruscan shrew (Suncus etruscus), whose typical weight is comparable to that of the bumblebee bat. The Etruscan shrew, however, is slightly larger in size than the bumblebee bat, measuring around 1.5 inches.

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The smallest mammal is a bat called the 'bumblebee bat' or sometimes called the 'Kitti'shog-nosed bat' These bats are found in Thailand.
It's the Kitti'shog-nosed bat, aka bumblebee bat, from Thailand. They weigh about 2 grams -- less than a US penny! Kitti's Hog Nosed Bat, General Kitti's Hog Nosed Bat, Summary Etruscan
The vulnerable Kitti's Hog-nosed Bat (bumblebee bat; Craseonycteris thonglongyai) from Thailand and Myanmar is the smallest mammal, at 30–40 mm in length and 1.5 to 2 g in weight
The smallest mammal in the world is the bumblebee bat which lives along the River Kwai in western Thailand Source(s): www.usefultrivia.com/science_trivia/ animal_trivia_006a.html -
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The Bumblebee Bat is the world's smallest mammal and weighs about two grams.
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