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13 Things That Are Small But Tough

Forget what you've heard: size doesn't matter. As the new Opel ADAM ROCKS knows, it's what's under the bonnet that matters.

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1. This dog

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Using super-strength to avoid baths.

2. Bees

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Bees can carry their own weight in pollen while flying and usually visit flowers up to eight miles from their hive. We wouldn’t even go that far for a beer.

3. Ants

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They can lift 40 times their own bodyweight. That's the equivalent of you lifting a house up, or something. We haven't done the maths, we're too busy being impressed.

4. Diamonds

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A diamond is one of the hardest solids on planet Earth and can easily cut through glass and steel. It's also quite pretty.

5. Eggs

You think they're easy to smash but if you squeeze an egg at the top and bottom it's pretty much impossible to break.
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You think they're easy to smash but if you squeeze an egg at the top and bottom it's pretty much impossible to break.

6. Jockeys

Tiny, but perfectly formed athletes who have nerves, and thigh muscles, of steel.
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Tiny, but perfectly formed athletes who have nerves, and thigh muscles, of steel.

7. Babies

A baby's grip is so strong that they can support their own weight if they need to. DO NOT TRY THIS WITH YOUR BABY. Just believe us.
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A baby's grip is so strong that they can support their own weight if they need to. DO NOT TRY THIS WITH YOUR BABY. Just believe us.

8. A grain of sand

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Smallest thing ever but has the ability to ruin your entire day if it gets into your pants.

9. Acorns

That's an entire tree in a little wooden shell.
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That's an entire tree in a little wooden shell.

10. This girl

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Don't let her small stature fool you: she's as tough as they get.

11. Ballet dancers

They have to be tiny to leap around, have strong muscles to enable them to do it, and the toughness to withstand what's happening inside their pointe shoes right now.

12. Popcorn kernels

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No mortal tool can get them out from the gaps between your teeth.

13. Pinkie toes

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The amount of times you've banged it on the coffee table, it's a wonder you haven't snapped it clean off or reduced it to a dangling bag of bone and mush.