They are born, they grow, they mate and they die. That in a nutshell would be the life cycle of certain species on this planet. The main purpose of their life is to produce the next generation. Most of us assume this life cycle belongs only to insects. We are wrong and some kinds of animals may surprise you.
How does it look dutiful life?
Not only the male dies after mating of physiological exhaustion, also the female usually doesn´t live a very long life.
The main life purpose of Drone bees is to mate with the queen and then die.
Praying Mantis – Mantis religiosa
Slevin’s Bunchgrass Lizard (Sceloporus slevini)
The male usually lives few months longer than the female.
Sockeye salmon (red salmon)
From other species that complete their life cycle by mating are:
Brazilian slender opossum
Boullanger Island Dibblers
Little Red Kaluta
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