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by • May 20, 2014 • Animals, MammalsComments (2)4614

The smallest bat in the world.

The smallest species of bat is the kitti’s hog-nosed bat (Craseonycteris thonglongyai). Its has 29 – 33 mm (0,09 – 0,1 ft) in length, 1,7 – 2 g (0,003 – 0,004 lb) in weight and 10 cm (0,33 ft) of wingspan.

Source: http://dinoanimals.com

The kitti’s hog-nosed bat living in Thailand. This bat is the smallest mammal in the world. It is also known as the bumblebee bat.

DinoAnimals.com


2 Responses to The smallest bat in the world.

  1. Creepu says:

    jak brzmi polska nazwa?

    • Polish name of this bat is Ryjkonos malutki, świnionos (Craseonycteris thonglongyai). It is also the smallest mammal in the world. More on this topic can be found in the Polish version of the website in the article: Bats.

      Polska nazwa tego nietoperza to Ryjkonos malutki, świnionos. Jest on jednocześnie najmniejszym ssakiem świata. Więcej na ten temat można przeczytać w polskiej wersji serwisu, w artykule: Nietoperze.