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Life at the waterhole

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.
    videodisc
    videodisc
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note: Closed-captioned.
For private home use only.
Wide screen.
Originally produced in 2020 for the television series BBC Earth.
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:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Water-supply -- Africa
Oases -- Africa
Desert ecology -- Africa
Desert animals -- Africa
Mwiba Wildlife Reserve (Africa)
Tanzania
Oases
Water-supply
Africa
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Documentary television programs.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Stamford 363.61 Life 38080600104804 Adult DVD Checked out 10/30/2021

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