This video from Australia is called Queensland: The suicidal mating routine of the male marsupial antechinus.
Scientists Discover New Marsupial That Has Sex Until It Dies
02/21/2014 10:59 am EST
SYDNEY, Feb 20 – Australian scientists have discovered a new species of marsupial, about the size of a mouse, which conduct marathon mating sessions that often prove fatal for the male.
It is identifiable by a very shaggy coat and an orangey-brown coloured rump which ends with a black tail.
But it’s their strenuous mating sessions, which can last for to 14 hours, with both the males and females romping from mate to mate, that is most striking about the animals.
“It’s frenetic, there’s no courtship, the males will just grab the females and both…
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