Why are Hummingbirds so small?

Add your answer...

1 Answer

That's nature's way of protecting them. The smaller something is, the harder it is to catch. Also, small things are considered "not worth the chase" by natural predators, because what you gain from all of that chasing is not a filling meal. Lastly, if they were much larger, they might not be able to "hover" as they do, when cross-pollinating flowers.
This link is broken. Help us!
Thanks for your feedback!

Related Videos

Not the answer you're looking for? Try asking your own question.