Ever worry about not lasting long enough in bed? Of course you do. But that isn’t a problem for tortoises, who if these photos from The Daily Mirror provide any indication, might be the slowest mating breed in the natural world.
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Paul Williams is a producer and director who has worked with the BBC Natural History Unit since 2002. He was lucky enough (is lucky the right word?) to catch two tortoises in the act. The animals were not affected by the attention they garnered, continuing their steamy romp as if no one was watching.
Williams found the mating pair in the midriff of Karoo, South Africa. Though Williams has filmed and shot in more than 30 countries from around the world, this was an experience surely unlike any other.
— The Mirror (@DailyMirror) November 29, 2016
The lesson as always: The tortoise always outlasts the hare. Even in bed.
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