Life at the Waterhole

Episode 2

Discover how hotter weather impacts the animals, as the waterhole becomes busier in the evening cool. Nocturnal activity brings a new predator out of the shadows: hyena, creatures so elusive it’s hard to know the size of the clan.

Episode 2

54m 1s

Discover how hotter weather impacts the animals, as the waterhole becomes busier in the evening cool. Nocturnal activity brings a new predator out of the shadows: hyena, creatures so elusive it’s hard to know the size of the clan.

Previews + Extras

  • Episode 2 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview

    S1 E2 - 30s

    Discover how hotter weather impacts the animals, as the waterhole becomes busier in the evening cool. Nocturnal activity brings a new predator out of the shadows: hyena, creatures so elusive it’s hard to know the size of the clan.

  • Face-to-face with an Elephant: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Face-to-face with an Elephant

    S1 E2 - 5m 9s

    In the middle of the night, M. Sanjayan finds himself nose-to-nose with a young bull elephant at the waterhole. Out of the darkness the elephant creeps ever closer, aware of the presence of humans but gaining trust with each step. Eventually M. Sanjayan gets a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with one of Africa's giants.

  • A Spotted Hyena Arrives: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Spotted Hyena Arrives

    S1 E2 - 2m 32s

    At the end of the dry season with temperatures rising and food resources dwindling, the waterhole has become more important than ever. Water has become scarce, and the waterhole must now service animals from further and further away. With more animals and increasing competition for water, what will happen when a spotted hyena comes to drink?

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