The Distinguishing Features of 44 Living and Extinct Animals From the Smallest to the Largest

Posit Pixel explained the distinguishing features of 44 different animals, both living and extinct, from the smallest to the largest. The smallest animal in the world is the fairyfly and the largest is the Antarctic blue whale.

Explore the bizarre world of animal size with 44 animals–living and extinct–who come in the most extreme forms.

Giant Ground Sloth
Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.