Symbiosis - Zebra and Oxpecker

Plains Zebra (Equus Quagga) and Red-billed oxpecker (Buphagus Erythrorhynchus).<br />
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The Oxpecker is  removing parasites from inside the Zebra's ear, benefiting both the Zebra and the Oxpecker. A symbiotic relationship exists between the two.<br />
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Winter, May 2009.<br />
Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.
Plains Zebra (Equus Quagga) and Red-billed oxpecker (Buphagus Erythrorhynchus).

The Oxpecker is removing parasites from inside the Zebra's ear, benefiting both the Zebra and the Oxpecker. A symbiotic relationship exists between the two.

Winter, May 2009.
Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.

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