WORLD'S SMALLEST MARSUPIAL
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
What is the world's smallest marsupial?
Did you know that there are over
300 species of marsupials and over 200 of them call Australia home?
The largest marsupial is the Red kangaroo.
On the other end of the scale we have the world's
smallest marsupial and that title goes to the Long-tailed Planigale (Planigale
ingrami), which also calls Australia home, the Top End of the Northern
Territory and the Kimberley region of Western Australia, to be more exact.
The Long-tailed Planigale measures from 55 to 65
millimeters without the tail, which is the same length as it's body.
An average male weighs 4.2 grams and
the average female is about 1/10 gram heavier, although the giants of the
species can weigh an amazing 6 grams.
The Long-tailed Planigale
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