11. Little Blue Penguin The smallest species of penguin in the world only grows to about a foot in height. It’s found on the coastlines of Australia and New Zealand, and it’s other nickname is the fairy penguin. They have gorgeous slate blue feathers, are monogamous during breeding season, and usually live 6-8 years. Read more: http://pawsaminute.net/smallest-cutest-animals-of-the-world/#ixzz3S9K3QT8j
The Little Penguin is the smallest species of penguin. The penguin, which usually grows to an average of 33 cm in height and 43 cm in length, is found on the coastlines of southern Australia and New Zealand, with possible records from Chile.
I love these birds!!! ----Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family Apterygidae. At around the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites and lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird .