March is a busy time in the animal world. Animals can't afford to wait to mate until the weather warms because their young would not be born until June or July, often too late for all the growth that must happen before the young of the year face their first winter. From gray squirrels and red foxes to timber wolves and mink, many animals mate in March, but some take longer than others to give birth. It’s hard to catch the courtship rituals of animals like the snowshoe hare and raven, but if you can, they are magical to behold. Learn more about March Madness in the animal world in this fun podcast.