Watch Again

The Big Dry:

An Elephant Herd Take the Fight to Nearby Lions

Watch More
back to video

»Life in the Furnace

An Elephant Herd Take the Fight to Nearby Lions

Short | 02:56

An elephant herd look on with concern at a nearby lion pride. One of the elephant calves is visibly weak ? and if they?re going to protect it, they must take the fight to the lions.

More About This episode

It's the hottest and harshest time of the year in Zambia's Luangwa Valley. There hasn't been a drop of rain in six months as a drought like never before envelops the land. As desperate animals crowd around the river in search of water, predators like crocodiles thrive. Here, massive buffalo and enormous elephants live under constant threat from lions. It will take all their instincts and experience to persist until rain comes.

Return to Video Page