The smallest hummingbird, Bee Hummingbird or Zunzuncito (Mellisuga helenae), is a species of hummingbird that is endemic to Cuba and Isla de la Juventud. Wikipedia says it grows to cm and is not only the smallest hummingbird, but its also the
This incredibly beautiful creature is a Taiwan Blue Magpie (Urocissa caerulea), also called the Taiwan Magpie or Formosan Blue Magpie, which is a member of the Crow family. It is considered a rare and valuable species and has been protected by Taiwan’.
A mallard duck loses his balance on the ice and is sent sliding across the surface of a frozen pond in Dortmund, Germany Picture: UDO SCHLOTTMANN / CATERS NEWS (via Pictures of the day: 28 November 2012 - Telegraph)