NATURE: The Elephant and the Termite | Watch & Wonder Weekly Highlight

Monday, February 6, 2 PM

For next week’s Watch & Wonder Highlight, we’re thrilled to feature this episode of NATURE. After watching, dive deeper with resources about why waterholes are important for animal survival and how both the elephant and termite play an integral role in their ecosystem on PBS LearningMedia.

In The Elephant and the Termite witness the creation of the waterhole, one of Africa’s greatest wildlife meeting places manufactured by giant elephants and tiny termites. From baboons to dung beetles to chameleons, an entire community of creatures call the waterhole their home.

PBS LearningMedia

Creating Waterholes | The Elephant and the Termite

Grades 3-12
The African elephant and the termite are opposite in size and two very different species of animals. However, together they play an important role in creating waterholes that provide food and shelter for a wide diversity of animal life. Learn how termite mounds become waterholes in video from NATURE’s The Elephant and the Termite.

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