YouTube has become a platform for videos of all kinds, from movies, live broadcasts of video games, music videos, and also, live cameras showing all kinds of events. Nature could not be left out, and in Namibia, a country in southern Africa, the YouTube channel NamibiaCam broadcasts 24 hours a day and seven days a week an artificial trough in which dozens of different types of animals drink water.
The waterhole is located in Namibia’s Gondwana Park, a 56,000-square-kilometer (about 35,000-square-mile) site. There, animals such as Springbok gazelles and some ostriches come to drink water. However, the channel details that giraffes, zebras, leopards and hyenas have also been seen.
In fact, in addition to the 24/7 broadcast, NamibiaCam has videos with notable events, such as a small conflict between wild boars that reminded us, briefly, of the iconic monkey fight scene in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The site is monitored all the time by a camera that works with sunlight, and that at night, activates a night mode. Certainly when night falls there is little to see, but hopefully you can spot an animal drinking. After all, thirst can strike at any hour.
The camera is located at coordinates 24 ° 04’29.7 ″ S 15 ° 53’14.7 ″ E, and the channel explains that the waterhole, which was built in 2006, is located in an open plain several kilometers from human buildings.
If you are one of those who like to have YouTube with videos that broadcast all the time, now you have one more option of nature.