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Blue Day author lends star support
“Aquarium has been expanded to include coral reefs and their abundance of life. It's very beautiful and has extraordinary visuals.” Other Australian animals featured include the marsupial lion, tiger beetles, mulga snake, antechinus and wedge-tailed eagle.
Spines and Genital Warfare: How Neil deGrasse Tyson Got Sex Wrong
In one extreme example, males of the Australian marsupial Antechinus copulate until they drop dead, ambushing females and engaging in two-week-long marathon mating sessions, sometimes mating with one partner for 14 hours at a stretch. The animals ...
Suicidal Sexcapades: 2 Newfound Marsupials Do It to Death
Two chubby marsupial species that would literally die for sex (albeit 14-hour sessions) have been discovered Down Under, researchers now report.
New to nature No 139: Antechinus arktos
Isolated at high altitude on the Tweed volcanic caldera, in areas of high rainfall, the distinctness of the Black-tailed Antechinus had escaped scientists until now. The genus Antechinus includes 15 species from Australia.
Newly discovered species of marsupial known for suicidal sex under threat
Queensland researchers have discovered two new species of a rare Australian marsupial known for its deadly mating habits.

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