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.
Premieres on May 19
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.
Life at the Waterhole Episodes
Life at the Waterhole Extras
S1 Ep3 | 3m
Brought by the explosion of insects, a pair of swallows build a mud nest inside the hide.
S1 Ep3 | 2m 54s
Cameraman Bob Poole observes the social dynamics within herds of giraffe and zebra.
S1 Ep3 | 30s
Learn how the rainy season transforms life at the waterhole.
S1 Ep2 | 2m 32s
As temperatures climb and resources are limited, a spotted hyena arrives to the waterhole.
S1 Ep2 | 5m 9s
M. Sanjayan finds himself face to face with a young bull elephant at the waterhole.
S1 Ep2 | 30s
Discover how heat impacts the animals, as the new waterhole becomes busier in the evening.
Explore the daily drama as African wildlife flock to a manmade waterhole with cameras.