Contribute Now
Nature | The Great Zebra Exodus | Science & Technology | WMHT

Nature | The Great Zebra Exodus

Posted by WMHT Web Editor on

When thunderclouds begin to gather over Botswana’s Kalahari each year, 20,000 zebras get itchy feet. As the first fat raindrops hit the dust, southern Africa’s biggest animal migration gets underway. In a never-ending quest for grass and water, the striped herds undertake an annual epic trek across the vast lunar landscape of the Kalahari’s Makgadikgadi Pans. See the story of this spectacular annual migration through the eyes of a single zebra family: a stallion, his three mares and their offspring. Documenting their journey across this otherworldly landscape, the film reveals their trials and triumphs as well as the fascinating social bonds that hold zebra families together.

Watch Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 8pm on WMHT

Phylogenetic trees can tell us where medical problems come from, and how to fight them.

PBS Nature News

Statement from Alejandro Morales on Releasing ‘Bruce’

“Bruce” (known in our study as the omega spider monkey) was indeed a weak individual; however he had been with the...

Full Episode

Deep in the Guatemalan jungle, there’s an organization whose staff works around the clock to try to save and care for injured, orphaned and endangered animals brought...

NOVA scienceNOW News

Five Reasons to Eat Insects

Save room for bugs! They're the future of green cuisine.