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Data suggests male northern quolls rest less than females and spend much more time on the move, leading to their death after a single breeding season. As Guardian Australia’s science report Donna Lu explains, Australian scientists have been researching why male quolls finish the mating season looking ‘terrible’, with some ending up in an ‘early grave’. After equipping the endangered native animals with miniature backpacks and tracking them for seven weeks during the breeding season, researchers observed the males were spending very little time resting and were constantly on the move, all in the dogged pursuit to mate

Males propose, females dispose. So unlike the home life of our own dear species.

Actually, exactly like the closing minutes of any nightclub then……

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