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Antechinus Sex

New Species Of Suicidally Sex-Crazed Marsupial May Be In Danger

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.02.2015 | Weird News

Scientists in Australia have discovered a new species of an animal known for having sex to the point of suicide -- but the creature may be in danger f...

New Animal Discovered That Literally Sexes Itself To Death

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green

SYDNEY, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Australian scientists have discovered a new species of marsupial, about the size of a mouse, which conduct marathon matin...

Tiny Marsupials That Mate Themselves to Death

Tony Phillips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

Males of the genus Antechinus, once called marsupial mice, mature quickly and mate repeatedly during a short breeding season, humping away until they're totally played out.

Meet The Marsupials That 'Mate Themselves To Death'

Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

By Douglas Main, LiveScience Staff Writer: The males of several species of insect-eating marsupials have a very unusual life history. They mature q...