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Love and let die

Duration: 02:21

Yellow-footed antechinuses are nocturnal rodents that live in the gum tree forests. They have one short mating season during which males will even give up food in order to gain access to the females. But after two weeks of frantic activity, all the males die.

Available since: Wed 27 May 2009

Credits

Producer
Mary SUMMERILL
Narrator
Matt DAY

This clip is from

Wild Down Under GUM TREE COUNTRY

The Bush is the classic Australian landscape and these weird and magical gum tree woodlands are home to parrots, koalas & kangaroos.

First broadcast: 03 Oct 2003

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