Life at the Waterhole

Herd Love Is In the Air

With an abundance of food growing around the waterhole, the herbivores have come to feast. Wildlife Cameraman Bob Poole closely observes the social dynamics within herds of giraffe and zebra. Love is in the air as the giraffes select their mates by sniffing out pheromones. Meanwhile, among the zebra, a male stallion must keep a close eye on the females or another male will move in.

Herd Love Is In the Air

2m 54s

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    Episode 3

    S1 E3 - 54m 10s

    Learn how rain transforms the area into a lush grazing pasture, creating an abundance of food. Moderate weather makes it harder for predators, as prey can migrate further. With plenty of food available, mating and birthing seasons have arrived.

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    Episode 2

    S1 E2 - 53m 20s

    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.

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    Episode 1

    S1 E1 - 53m 8s

    Meet the first animal visitors to a new manmade waterhole in the African savannah. Using state-of-the-art cameras, scientists watch as warthogs and elephants discover the new oasis. But things become dangerous when leopards and lions close in.

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