Life at the Waterhole

Explore the daily drama as African wildlife flock to a manmade waterhole rigged with cameras. Dr. M. Sanjayan and his team uncover the complex dynamic of this bustling oasis where elephants, lions, leopards and more meet and compete for water.

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Herd Love Is In the Air

02:54

Cameraman Bob Poole observes the social dynamics within herds of giraffe and zebra.



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Insects Swarm and a Family Nests

03:00

Brought by the explosion of insects, a pair of swallows build a mud nest inside the hide.

Face-to-face with an Elephant

05:09

M. Sanjayan finds himself face to face with a young bull elephant at the waterhole.

A Spotted Hyena Arrives

02:32

As temperatures climb and resources are limited, a spotted hyena arrives to the waterhole.