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Burchell's zebras inhabit savannas, from treeless grasslands to open woodlands. They are the most numerous species of zebra. They sometimes occur in tens of thousands in migratory herds on the Mara and Serengeti plains. ..The Burchell's zebra's social system is comprises a harem of females led by a stallion. Stallions establish their harems by abducting fillies who have come into their first estrus. These fillies advertise their condition by straddling their legs, raising their tails and lowering their heads. The female will permanently stay with whichever stallion succeeds in mating with her.  Once a female has bonded to a stallion, she will no longer advertise herself when in estrus. .

Burchell's zebras inhabit savannas, from treeless grasslands to open woodlands. They are the most numerous species of zebra. They sometimes occur in tens of thousands in migratory herds on the Mara and Serengeti plains. ..The Burchell's zebra's social system is comprises a harem of females led by a stallion. Stallions establish their harems by abducting fillies who have come into their first estrus. These fillies advertise their condition by straddling their legs, raising their tails and...
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