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    Balanced on the tip of a scientist's fingernail in Madagascar, the-three centimetre reptile is no bigger than the flies that form his average-sized cousin's lunch.
    February 14, 2012

    The World's Tiniest Chameleon, Brookesia, micra, is just 3 cm long and was discovered on a small islet off of Madagascar. via #Chameleon #Madagascar #dailymail

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    A few months ago, scientists discovered a ‘new’ frog! So tiny, only the size of a pea when full-grown, this diminutive creature is the second smallest frog in the world. Although specimens of the little creature have been seen in museums for more than 100 years, they had been misidentified as juveniles of other species. The ‘new’ frog, called Microhyla nepenthicola, was discovered living in and around pitcher plants in a national park on the Southeast Asian i...

    World's Smallest Cat: Mr Peebles may look like a kitten, but he is actually 2-year-old. The tiny cat got its size from a genetic defect that stunts growth. At just 6.1-inch (15.5 cm) high and 19.2-inch (49 cm) long, he currently holds certification from The Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s smallest cat. OMG

    Some of the world's smallest and rarest tortoises! These are the first egyptian tortoises to born in 5 years. The egyptian tortoise is one of the smallest, with adults only 6 inches long.

    Tiny baby chameleons

    Recently discovered ... world's smallest frog. Wow.

    Brookesia micra is the smallest of four new chameleon species found on the African island country of Madagascar. With an average adult length of just over an inch from snout to tail, B. micra is among the tiniest reptiles in the world.

    Smallest Chameleon ~ Discovered on the rainforest floor of Nosy Be Island off the north-west coast of Madagascar, the tiny dwarf chameleon (Brookesia minima) is the smallest of the chamaeleonidae family. Some can be as small as 0.5-inch (1.2 cm) in length.

    tiny octo

    Pygmy Marmosets are the world's smallest species of monkey. What makes these two guys even more unique (aside from the fact that they're twins) is that they're albinos, giving them an exceedingly rare white outer coat.

    pygmy leaf chameleon ^_^

    Try to not get warm tinglies while staring at this. Just try. #kitty

    oh so small ... oh so cute.


    Baby chameleons


    the mini-meleon


    brookesia micra, So. Cute!!!

    A gecko licks the morning dew off its eyeballs. This gecko is found on coastal sand dunes in Namibia. The nocturnal reptiles collect water on their eyeballs in the early morning when a mist bank descends as cool coastal air hits warm desert air. Then they lick it off to have a drink. It took photographer Isak Pretorius three days in to get the licking picture, following gecko tracks across the dunes through the mist.

    Tiny baby chameleon...