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5 Animals That Mate Themselves To Death

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Is lovemaking really worth dying for? There are a few animals out there that die while they mate with their partners.

These are the animals that die during the lovemaking sessions and the list can actually shock you, as these animals are not worth dying.

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Check out the list of these 5 animals that die while making love with their partners.


Furcifer Labordi Chameleons

During mating, it is all about violent males fighting males and females fighting males. According to researchers, if these chameleons don't kill each other while trying to mate, hormone overdoses due to high levels of aggression can kill them.


The Male Antechinus

The male antechinus dies after a non-stop 14-hour of sex session. The stress of the breeding season destroys their immune system. It also leads to liver infections and parasites in the blood and intestines that cause death of the male species.


Male Australian Redback Spiders

The male Australian Redback Spiders sacrifice themselves after sex. They apparently commit sexual suicide. They prefer being eaten by a predator rather than mating with any other female spider.

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The Male Little Red Kaluta

This male little red kaluta is the oldest grassland-dwelling mammal that dies while making love. This is one of the species of the four marsupial mammal species where the male dies after making love.


Male Brazilian Slender Opossums

According to researchers, the male Brazilian slender opossums dies after it makes love, and the female dies after giving birth. Strange, isn't it?

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Story first published: Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 10:17 [IST]
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