8 Strange Animal Mating Rituals ...

Recently, one of my cats has gone on heat for the first time since I got her, and my, what a display I’ve been subjected to! She’s been rolling around, trying to get friendly with anything that moves (and a few things that don’t). It’s really quite an exhibition. Here are some strange mating rituals from the animal world …

1. Brown Antechinus

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A little mouse-like creature from Australia, the Antechinus would make any human male green with envy at his staying power. He can keep going for an extraordinary 12 hours – with one female. And as if that’s not enough, he’ll put it about as much as possible. He dies happy. The females probably have 5 minutes of fun, and 11 hours 55 minutes of wishing he’d hurry up so they can go to sleep …

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