The antechinus is a small, shrewlike marsupial indigenous to Australia and New Guinea. These animals are best known for their odd practice of having sex until it kills them, but what else does their mating behavior entail? 540 more words
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Gilbert’s Potoroo (Potorous gilbertii) was a ratlike marsupial fungivore which lived in great numbers throughout south-west Australia—particularly around King George Sound. The animals were discovered to science by the great naturalist George Gilbert in 1840. 244 more words
For the extremely cute, mouse-like marsupial known as the antechinus, romance is not a priority.
The animals are known for having intense mating-season sex parties lasting, in some cases, up to 14 hours. 18 more words