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Bee hummingbird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Trochiliformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Mellisuga
Binomial name
Mellisuga helenae

The bee hummingbird or zunzuncito (Mellisuga helenae) is a species of hummingbird. It lives in Cuba's Isla de la Juventud.

A newly hatched bee hummingbird chick may weigh about a fingernail clipping. Its weight is less than a tenth of an ounce (2 g). Because of this, it is the smallest living bird as well as the smallest theropod dinosaur on record.

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