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25 Smallest Things In The World

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People are always focusing on the biggest things in the world. As a result, most of us fail to see the smaller things in the planet. 

In this listicle, we bring you the 25 smallest things in the world you never knew existed. 

25. Smallest Country

The world’s smallest country is the Vatican, also known as the Holy See.

 

Vitican City

24. Smallest Gun

The Swiss Mini Gun is no bigger than a key but is capable of firing tiny bullets at over 270mph. That’s more than enough to kill at close range.

 

 

23. Smallest Bodybuilder

Standing at just 2 ft 9 in. Aditya “Romeo” Dev of India is the world’s smallest bodybuilder according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

 

BodyBuilder

 

22. Smallest Lizard

Also known as the dwarf lizard, the Jaragua Sphaero is the world’s smallest lizard and is typically found in Jaragua National Park in the Dominican Republic.

 

Smallest Lizards

 

21. Smallest Car

The Peel P50 is a three-wheeled microcar originally manufactured from 1962 to 1965 by the Peel Engineering Company.

 

The World's Smallest Car

 

20. Smallest Horse

Weighing less than a newborn, Einstein is the world’s smallest horse that isn’t affected by dwarfism.

 

 

19. Smallest School

Labeled by UNESCO as the smallest school in the world, Kalou School in Iran has a total population of 4.

 

smallest school

 

18. Smallest Teapot

Created Wu Ruishen the smallest teapot in the world weighs in at only 1.4 grams.

 

 

17.  Smallest Prison

Sark Prison, found on the Channel Islands was built in 1856 and only had room for 2 prisoners which sometimes made for some extremely crowded conditions.

 

Smallest Prison

 

16. Smallest Monkey

Native to the tropical rainforests of South America, the pygmy marmoset tops out at a weight of only 4 ounces.

 

smallest monkey

 

15.  Smallest Postal Service

Abbreviated WSPS, the World’s Smallest Postal Service in San Francisco transcribes your mail into a miniature version before sending it.

 

postal service

 

14.  Smallest Poisonous Frog

The Poison Dart Frog is the most poisonous amphibian on the planet and can only be found on the western slopes of the Andes Mountains in Ecuador.

 

 

13.  Smallest House

Named Tumbleweed, the smallest house in the world was constructed by Jay Shafer of San Franciso and is smaller than some people’s closets.

 

 

12. Smallest Dog

Weighing in at only 1 pound and barely bigger than a coke can, Tiny Pinnochio is considered to be the world’s smallest dog.

 

 

11. Smallest Park

Mills End Park in Portland, Oregon is the world’s smallest park at barely 2 feet across.

 

smallest park

 

10. Smallest Fish

Recently discovered in an acidic Indonesian peat swamp, females of the Paedocypris progenetica, a member of the carp family, only grow to be 7.9 mm long.

 

smallest fish world

 

9. Smallest Man

Measuring in at 27 inches, Edward Nino Hernandez of Colombia has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s smallest man.

 

 

shortest man

8. Smallest Police Station

Essentially nothing more than a phone booth, the town of Carrabelle, Florida lays claim to what used to be the world’s smallest functioning police station.

 

Smallest Police Station

 

7. Smallest Baby

In 2006 Amillia Taylor was born as the world’s smallest premature baby after only 22 weeks of development. She was 10 ounces and 9.5 inches long.

 

 

smallest baby

 

6. Smallest Artwork

Willard Wigan  found solace in creating miniscule artwork that could barely be seen by the naked eye.

 

smallest artwork

 

5. Smallest Teddy Bear

Created by German artist Bettina Kaminski this teddy bear is only 5mm tall.

 

smallest teddy bear

4. Smallest Living Organism

The parasitic bacterium Mycoplasma Genitalium that inhabits the genital and respiratory tracts of primates is widely considered by scientists to be the smallest organism capable of independent growth and reproduction.

 

smallest living organism

 

3. Smallest Non-Living Organism

A virus, however, can get much smaller than any living organism including the bacterium we just saw.

 

smallest non living organism

 

2. Smallest Observed Object in the Universe

Over the last century science has made both great strides into understanding the vastness of space and its microscopic building blocks.

 

smallest observed object in universe

 

1. Smallest Hypothetical Object in the Universe

Although these strings would technically have no physical dimensions, according to our puny human ability to reason one could say that these strings would be in some sense the “smallest” objects in the universe.

 

smallest hypothetical object in universe

 

Hope you enjoyed this collection. If you know of any small things feel free to comment.

 

 

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