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Re: Tiny tetrapods



----- Original Message -----
From: "Dann Pigdon" <dannj@alphalink.com.au>
Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 10:20 PM

Tommy Tyrberg wrote:

So the smallest frog, the smallest lizard and the smallest bird (Bee
Hummingbird) are all Cuban. Being very small is apparently a better idea on
islands than on continents.

Tell that to the honey possum, the only mammal that lives entirely on nectar/pollen. It's newborns are about the size of rice grains.

Oh, but so are newborn Tasmanian devils.