The World War of the Ants - The Army Ant

11 Aug 2019
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Every day billions of soldiers fight a merciless war on thousands of fronts, that has been going on for over one hundred million years: The world war of the ants.
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    Kurzgesagt – In a NutshellKurzgesagt – In a NutshellVor 9 Tage
    • Would legalizing all drugs lower world population

      bernette Nuwusabbernette NuwusabVor 15 Stunden
    • >20K comments! People really love this vid.

      SteveSteveVor 19 Stunden
    • "War is something humans decided not to do anymore." Sure

      Yeti MindTricksYeti MindTricksVor 20 Stunden
    • COntinue this ant series pleaseeee

      palacio amerpalacio amerVor 23 Stunden
    • wauuu so cool,can you make a video about bees?

      Nitya DasaNitya DasaVor Tag
  • Lets teach them to make guns

    Eliphas_CatDaddyEliphas_CatDaddyVor Stunde
  • good vido

    tritorchtritorchVor Stunde
  • This is pretty similar to my school Class vrs class. The winners get plus 5 respect, while the others lose their dignity

    Brian BobbBrian BobbVor Stunde
  • Cuanto drama y suspenso con esas hormigas😂

    sofia cherry estudiossofia cherry estudiosVor Stunde
  • I heard the leaf cutter ant is getting nerfed in the next update

    Leroy JenkinsLeroy JenkinsVor Stunde
  • Why does this sound like it's such a good game plot?

    KenJethro43KenJethro43Vor Stunde
  • Brasil

    Maria RoseliMaria RoseliVor 2 Stunden
  • i am but a single human therefore i am useless

    Andrew DavisAndrew DavisVor 2 Stunden
  • They should make a movie or show on this. Like Game of Thrones Ant version

    Gedeon GatchessiGedeon GatchessiVor 2 Stunden
  • Imagine every single ant on earth was in one place at the same time.

    Duckdude001Duckdude001Vor 2 Stunden
  • Wtf ants are this wholesome?

    fgfgVor 2 Stunden
  • Your video quality never stops getting better. It felt like I was watching a film this time! Really enjoyable and can't wait for pt.2!

    Akashi MitsumotoAkashi MitsumotoVor 2 Stunden
  • Would be nice if you get your own channel and broadcast such videos all day long. I could watch it like Nat Geo Wild :)

    Hakkı Kaan YüzbaşıoğluHakkı Kaan YüzbaşıoğluVor 3 Stunden
  • WWA 2

    MikzMikzVor 3 Stunden
  • ants are literally just the ZERG, but smol. imagine if big ants came about lmao

    NeostormXLMAXNeostormXLMAXVor 3 Stunden
  • love from turkey

    mustafa yaymazmustafa yaymazVor 3 Stunden
  • Please make a video about bionic

    Benjamin NiggelBenjamin NiggelVor 3 Stunden
  • pls more ant videos

    M GHM GHVor 4 Stunden
  • can you do what if the black hole exploded pls

    GamxGamesGamxGamesVor 4 Stunden
    • And now to go back to watching ants canada getting stung lol

      JoannaJoannaVor 3 Stunden
  • *Here's an interesting story about why I hate ants* One day when we were with scouts camping in European Alps on a hot summer day, our scout leader, whatever you whanna call it gave us a challenge The challenge was to pack things up and head directly to the highest peak we could climb and take a group selfie and then return the next day Since our campsite was in a V shaped valley we had a long way to get to the peak After 6 hours of walking up the mountain we found a farm, which was right next to the peak. We went by, took a group selfie, returned back and made a deal with the local farmer for an exchange of our labor he would provide us with a meal and a place to sleep in the barn. We helped him out with some task, got our meal and some food for the next day and headed to sleep The next morning he advised us to take his path down the mountain. We took his advice and decended down the mountain But as we were in decending the path was getting smaller and smaller and the angle of the mountain steper and steper. At some point we had to slide on our buts to make it safely downwards. It was one heck of a dangerous experience. My friend got hit by a falling rock about the size of a tennis ball, unfortunately it landed right on his head and knocked him out for a second. He was ok later, thankfully But the same could not be said for me, because when we were sliding down I landed face-forward into a giant surface ant colony I had ants of what appeared to me an enormous size all over my body. They were crawling in my ears, nose, hands, legs, and even the pp area I was so traumatized after that encounter that even now 2 years later if I see an ant crawling on me I scream like a teenage girl, for which my friends laugh at me I will never forget what happened that day and I truly hope this doesn't happen to me ever again or others around me P:S sorry for spelling errors, I'm on an phone and it's late so quite frankly I'm too lazy to correct anything right now

    Hie5ForLife YTHie5ForLife YTVor 4 Stunden
    • Sad, in a way, but definitely badass.

      JoannaJoannaVor 3 Stunden
  • There is an amazing BBC documentary, on ANTS I think it is narrated by David Attenborough.

    D CheemaD CheemaVor 5 Stunden
  • Holy shit ants are fuckin cool

    Crude_SaintCrude_SaintVor 5 Stunden
  • i like birds

    B1rdátorB1rdátorVor 5 Stunden
  • AntZ

    oscar ortaoscar ortaVor 5 Stunden
  • Very interesting!

    Speculative SapientSpeculative SapientVor 5 Stunden
  • i want this to be a movie, now

    boxguy 5boxguy 5Vor 6 Stunden
  • I would like to know how we smell(verb) and why we like certain smells rather than others

    Lenox Prized 2Lenox Prized 2Vor 6 Stunden
  • Der deutsche Untertitel wiederholt sich 3x? Vielecht ist das nur bei mir so, falls nicht wollte es kurz sagen :)

    Marc GertschMarc GertschVor 6 Stunden
  • Please make a video about time dilation and the lurentz theory.

    Shotsfired MandownShotsfired MandownVor 6 Stunden
  • ants kill species against other species of ants We are the only species that fights against others of the same species, you will never see a rat setting an anti-rat trap to another rat

    Moha JordanMoha JordanVor 6 Stunden
  • It was like a movie

    CorrectColt8407 isthenameCorrectColt8407 isthenameVor 7 Stunden
  • All the ants lived together in peace *until the fire ants attacked*

    Benjamin PaulisBenjamin PaulisVor 7 Stunden
  • That's super interesting topic, buuut in this case a footage from the field (there are plenty I am sure) is so much better than a cartoon! Of course, that's not a kurzgesagt style, but without real ant images this topic feels so incomplete.

    icemtelicemtelVor 7 Stunden
  • Sad, in a way, but definitely badass.

    Jive JuniorJive JuniorVor 7 Stunden
  • And now to go back to watching ants canada getting stung lol

    Samuel CarrilloSamuel CarrilloVor 8 Stunden
  • Yes I was there....FOR THE started in my backyard...

    Karma Gonna Get U DearKarma Gonna Get U DearVor 8 Stunden
  • The visuals really bring the video to life.

    cecilia cupocecilia cupoVor 8 Stunden
  • what software do you use? yours are the most interesting videos on the youtube

    ansh sachdevaansh sachdevaVor 8 Stunden
  • So good!

    Joshua BuckleyJoshua BuckleyVor 9 Stunden
  • Lone survivor ant: its quiet now, they came with beast from the blackness, with their claws and fangs, they grabbed them. Leaf cutter ant: stares at the corpses left on a tree. Me: 😃 🍿 🍿

    RS1RS1Vor 9 Stunden
  • How do I make a bird that can be featured?

    Apollo SmileApollo SmileVor 9 Stunden
    • Who tf let them play videogames?!?

      Emily AnEmily AnVor 9 Stunden
  • I think that we, as a species, have stopped investing so much in war _partly_ because it's rather unpleasant, personally, and our enemies are better to us alive than dead, economically, but _mostly_ because we have reached the point where our weapons technology have the potential to kill all of us, not just the enemy. The threat of mutually assured destruction is not only _completely insane_ but also _entirely necessary_ due to sheer pragmatism. If humanity lived on the interior of a Dyson sphere constructed with alien materials and technologies that are well beyond anything with which humanity can come up, would we still fight over essentially unlimited resources until we spread across the entire sphere, or would we at first live in harmony, then fight as our population approaches the high quintillions?

    Andrew MarxAndrew MarxVor 9 Stunden
  • please do not ban Russian videos with translation

    mr.energeemr.energeeVor 10 Stunden
  • Humans: We are the most warmongering species on this planet Ants: Bitch am I a joke to you!?!

    The Vader that is DarthThe Vader that is DarthVor 10 Stunden
  • Out of 20k comments, you found mine Have a stale cookie 🍪

    Vaughn M.Vaughn M.Vor 10 Stunden
  • don't know if this is true but i like it!

    PPVor 10 Stunden
  • Ok this is really cool! I love it

    Cjm7603Cjm7603Vor 10 Stunden
  • 4:13 You could make an exact recreation of one of the Lion King scenes here... Such opportunity wasted :(... Great video nonetheless :D... Can't wait for the next ones.

    Grigori 22Grigori 22Vor 10 Stunden
  • More ant videos

    PEPE The frogPEPE The frogVor 10 Stunden
  • nice video. one question: how do the attacked antspecies survive and don´t extinct?

    Adi SiAdi SiVor 11 Stunden
  • Fact:Smart ants use there brain to survive.

    Luijay TuazonLuijay TuazonVor 11 Stunden
  • Plz do more space videos

    XNinja2009YT - daily videosXNinja2009YT - daily videosVor 11 Stunden
  • These are humans but they don’t have rules

    HX3 EN/FRHX3 EN/FRVor 11 Stunden
  • These ant mfs crazy bruh

    3rdeyerap3rdeyerapVor 12 Stunden
  • War.... War never changes...

    shadow flame 2002shadow flame 2002Vor 12 Stunden
  • Who tf let them play videogames?!?

    seno ajiseno ajiVor 12 Stunden

    wolfo slavy boiwolfo slavy boiVor 12 Stunden
  • Next video They did surgery on a grape I know ,it's a dead meme

    Patrich MorronePatrich MorroneVor 12 Stunden
  • Sooo... Hodor was basically just a square head ant. 🐜

    Cliffin KattoorCliffin KattoorVor 13 Stunden
  • Kurzgesagt ia there away to make some sort of oxygen converter turning carbon/toxic fumes to turn into oxygen stong enough to overcome the negative effects of natural resource based genarater

    hen_tiehen_tieVor 13 Stunden
  • World of warAnts

    Hermes GautamaHermes GautamaVor 13 Stunden
  • Assassin's Creed: Ants?

    John DoeJohn DoeVor 13 Stunden
  • Meanwhile me thinking that bullet ants are literally just an army of Madara's

    ネコ-ivan-くそネコ-ivan-くそVor 13 Stunden
  • Why can swear words be offensive and what are the oringins of swear words?

    Xnoob SpeakableXnoob SpeakableVor 13 Stunden
  • Что, тоже в поиске русскоязычных комментариев под этим видео?

    Get On ThisGet On ThisVor 13 Stunden
  • Ants produce more co2 than man does.

    Mnd0vrMnkyMnd0vrMnkyVor 14 Stunden
  • Also awsome vids

    Hammad65a AdamHammad65a AdamVor 14 Stunden
  • Hurry up

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  • I've seen a huge battle before. Its nearby our sink. Its a big battle between fire ants and the black ants. As I watched, they both get very huge casualties. I can't see who won but I think the fire ants won. Today, all I see is them in a peacful truce.

    Infernox 109256Infernox 109256Vor 14 Stunden
  • Please sub Indonesia

    Rafly BagusRafly BagusVor 14 Stunden
  • Make a video to debunk alt medicine

    mushahid shaikhmushahid shaikhVor 14 Stunden
  • Army ants are genghis khan's hordes basically

    Mustafa CalkapMustafa CalkapVor 14 Stunden
  • When is the part? Hahahah been waiting for like a week now hahaha been binge watching your vids lately

    HappyGamer 456HappyGamer 456Vor 15 Stunden
  • Would legalizing all drugs lower the world population

    bernette Nuwusabbernette NuwusabVor 15 Stunden
  • Long ago all ant nations lived in harmony then everything changed when the fire ants attacked

    joey killjoey killVor 15 Stunden
  • "humans have diceded that war is not a thing that they want to do a lot anymore" are we living in the same word..?!

    DéliquDéliquVor 15 Stunden
  • This video was antbitious

    ivan0590ivan0590Vor 15 Stunden
  • I love that this channel is getting in depth with evolutionary biology. And specifically on certain species

    Rock girlRock girlVor 15 Stunden