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It's More Than A Punchline To An Old Joke.... Just How Do Porcupines Mate?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, porcupines, mating )

Cher
- 22 days ago - wild.enature.com
The Common Porcupine, of course, is known for its sharp quills--excellent for self-defense but intimidating for a suitor. One misstep and . . . ouch! So if you're a porcupine, it's important not to surprise one's partner.
National Zoo's Sumatran Tigers Mate As Species' Numbers Dwindle
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, mating, breeding, zoos, extinction, tigers, habitat )

Cher
- 654 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
But captive cats don't always approach mating as if the survival of their species depends on it. That's why the Smithsonian's National Zoo excitedly announced this week that its two Sumatran tigers, Kavi and Damai, finally bred.
Rare Amur Leopards Mating Success at Kent Sanctuary! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, amur leopards, mating, sanctuary, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 966 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A sanctuary in Kent is on a mission to save critically endangered big cats from extinction. A conservation plan has been drawn up to breed the leopards in captivity, then take them back to the Amur Valley in Russia where they will live in a protected
Two Snakes in Their Mating Ritual
Offbeat  (tags: Snakes, mating, Bangladesh )

Tarequl
- 1185 days ago - thedailystar.net
Two snakes in their mating ritual. This rarely seen phenomenon was captured on camera at the Bypass area of Rajshahi city a few days ago
New Girl Sayan Hoping to Catch the Eye of the Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, mating, wildlife park )

Cher
- 1231 days ago - doncasterfreepress.co.uk
WILDLIFE park bosses have their fingers crossed that their newest arrival will catch the eye of the tiger - quite literally.
Catching the Eye of the Tiger!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, mating, protection, wildlife, park, endangered )

Cher
- 1242 days ago - thestar.co.uk
Vladimir, the Siberian Amur tiger, has finally been joined by the female who conservationists hope will become the love of his life.
Stomping Ground: Wild Stallions Square Off in Bloody Fight for Mating Rights
Offbeat  (tags: stallions, wild stallion, fightinhg for territories, mares, mating, breeding, koniks )

Simone
- 1435 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
This is the dramatic moment two proud stallions faced off in a bloody fight for dominance and mating rights in a herd of wild horses. The Koniks, or Polish primitive horses, reared up on their hind legs with their teeth bared during the ferocious
Adders Will Go to Great Lengths to Find a Mate
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, mating, snakes )

Cher
- 1586 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Male adders are prepared to travel up to a kilometre to find a mate, according to the latest research.
Mating Kingfishers Caught on Camera
Offbeat  (tags: animals, kingfishers, mating, photos, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1693 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Frozen in time, a pair of Kingfishers are captured mating near the River Severn in Worcestershire.
Gerda Is Looking for Her Kaya
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, amur tigers, zoos, mating, protection )

Cher
- 1737 days ago - rosbalt.ru
Noble slender widow is ready to offer his paw and a half enclosure prospective groom, preferably Amur species. Symbol 2010 - the only one in the Leningrad Zoo tigress Gerd - forced to advertise the desire to marry and find a sponsor
6 Bird Species Go to Amazing and Very Different Lengths to Find a Mate.
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, behaviours, mating, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1743 days ago - ecoworldly.com
This post presents amazing video clips of the courtship behaviour of six birds. Such amazing behaviour that is linked to appearance and build is worth thinking about just over 200 hundred years after the birth of Darwin. The post simply explains the
Video Reveals Twists and Turns of Genital Warfare in Ducks
Offbeat  (tags: animals, ducks, mating, environment, wildlife, protection )

Cher
- 1763 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Female Muscovy ducks have evolved a convoluted mechanism for keeping unwanted males at bay
Female Spiders Eat Their Mates, But Not for Food
Offbeat  (tags: spiders, mating, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1767 days ago - ecoworldly.com
It's been a long-standing joke that female spiders eat their partners after mating because of ttes, hat tongue-in-cheek expression that females devour males. But while species like the black widow and the wolf spider do in fact resort to cannibalism
Bees Fight to Death Over Females! Video!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bees, killing, mating, males, females, environment )

Cher
- 1804 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
It is rare for any species of animal to regularly kill its own in combat. However, male Dawson's bees, one of the world's largest bee species, are so aggressive that they kill each other en masse in a bid to mate with females.
Barry White Songs Used to Encourage Shark to Mate in Aquarium
Offbeat  (tags: animals, sharks, mating, Barry White music, aquariums, environment )

Cher
- 1889 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The deep seductive voice of Barry White has been called on at Sea Life London Aquarium to try and encourage Zorro, a six-year-old zebra shark, to mate.
 

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