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Life at the waterhole [videodisc] / producer, Anwar Mamon ; directors, Hannah Ward, Anwar Mamon.

Ward, Hannah, (film director.). Mamon, Anwar, (film director,, film producer.). Sanjayan, M., Dr. (host.).

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  • ISBN: 9781531713614
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (165 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced in 2020 for the television series BBC Earth.
Wide screen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Dr. M. Sanjayan, presenter.
Summary, etc.:
Waterholes are vital to the African ecosystem; bustling oases where elephants, lions, leopards and hundreds of other species meet and compete for water. But little is known about how they support so much life. Now the Mwiba Wildlife Reserve and local communities in Tanzania are building the world's first waterhole with a built-in specialized camera rig. With half-submerged and weather-proofed remote cameras, Dr. M. Sanjayan (EARTH: A New Wild) leads a team to uncover the complex dynamics of the waterhole for the very first time. The cameras capture three dramatic periods: the middle of the dry season, the hottest time of year, and the height of the first rains to gain unique insights into the lives of some of Africa's most iconic animals. As warthogs, giraffes, monkeys, and big cats all jostle for position at the new waterhole, the team uncover the increasingly important role of water in Africa as its? wildlife? faces the growing impact of climate change.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen, region 1, NTSC ; English SDH subtitles..
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
Subject: Water-supply > Africa.
Oases > Africa.
Desert ecology > Africa.
Desert animals > Africa.
Mwiba Wildlife Reserve (Africa)
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.


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