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 an... More »

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The smallest bat in the world is the bumblebee bat, also known as Kitti's hog-nosed bat. It weighs just about two grams, or .07 ounces. It is considered the smallest mammal in the world, based on skull size, though the E... More »

To be considered a mammal, an animal must produce milk to feed its young, have hair on its body, be a vertebrate and be warm blooded. Animals not falling into these categories are not mammals. More »

Badger.org lists several species of badgers that live in different parts of the world, but Wikipedia states that there are only three subfamilies. These subfamilies draw lines between the European, American and African h... More »

There are 84 species of antelope in the world, and 72 of these species live in Africa. Some well-known species of antelope are the impala, kudu and eland. The impala and kudu are known for their long, spiral-shaped horns... More »

As of 2014, there is no available or accurate information that indicates the name, geographical location or size of what could be the smallest lake in the world. However, studies have accurately determined that the large... More »

There is no official collective noun for the platypus animal because this mammal is typically a solitary creature, although a group of platypuses could be referred to as a "paddle." Collective nouns are usually created f... More »