The Hummingbird moth, named after another tiny animal, has a wingspan of 40mm.
Photo by Karen Bleiera/AFP/Getty Images Jul 31, 2012
Inspired by a new documentary in the UK, 'Super Tiny Animals', we take a look at some of the smallest - and cutest - animals.
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<p>Inspired by a new documentary in the UK, 'Super Tiny Animals', we take a look at some of the smallest - and cutest - animals.</p>
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