An estrous female avoiding males and walking with a characteristic long and purposeful gait in an arc away from her family her Ears-Stiff, Chin-Up and Tail-Raising. She Looks-Back to monitor her distance from following males, giving her body a slight twisted and bowed-back appearance as she walks. As her Estrous-Walk becomes a Chase she may give an Estrous-Roar.
References: Poole 1982: 174; Moss 1983; Poole & Granli 2003; Poole & Granli 2011. (Full reference list)
This behavioral constellation includes the following behaviors: Chin-Up, Ears-Stiff, Estrous-Roar, Look-Back, Purposeful-Walk, Retreat-From, Run-Away, Tail-Raising and occurs in the following context(s): Advertisement & Attraction, Courtship