The World War of the Ants – The Army Ant

  • Published: 11 August 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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    • Razia Khatoon
      Razia Khatoon  3 hours back

      Before this I don't know that 🐜also 💪👊🔫

    • grab america by huevos
      grab america by huevos  1 days back

      i can't reply back to toxicboi i and kurzgesagt says failed to comment post on immunization video i don't believe in vaccinations, i got them for 15 years in military and as child didn't do anything for me and made me have strep throat,

    • adancho
      adancho  2 days back

      @Pierre Jonquères of course once I manage to record the voice and edit the video

    • adancho
      adancho  2 days back

      @lopassociate It's just a hobby but the idea is for everyone to watch these amazing videos in Spanish

      SACHIN SUNDARESAN  2 days back

      I want a video on light pollution!

  • Israr Shamlewala
    Israr Shamlewala  1 hours back

    Please Make a video on Stefan's law. I have studied many topics of astrophysics and your videos helped a lot.

    • Ibrahim Elnour
      Ibrahim Elnour  1 hours back

      Can you guys make a video on global warming?

      • Ibrahim Elnour
        Ibrahim Elnour  1 hours back

        Can you guys do a video on global warming?

        • Eli Mattx
          Eli Mattx  2 hours back

          Right now a video on whats happening in the Amazon and why we should do wathever we can to help the situation would be great to raise awarness

          • Juraj Blaško
            Juraj Blaško  2 hours back

            me before video: do not kill them, they are vulnerable

            me after: *kill them all*

            just joke, still like them

            • Sir Meow Meow
              Sir Meow Meow  4 hours back

              The cut scenes ofthis video were made similarly to the National Geographic TV show.

              • WAR*SIGIL
                WAR*SIGIL  4 hours back

                GOOD NEWS: I know how to beat army ants and even other species!
                BAD NEWS: Were going to use strange matter... Hooray!

                • Yimo Awanardo
                  Yimo Awanardo  5 hours back

                  "Humans have decided that war is not a thing they want to do anymore" (me rolling my eyes at the sheer sarcasm that should've been mentioned)

                  • Machas Animations
                    Machas Animations  5 hours back

                    Pheidole obtusospinosa could be a new minecraft skin 3:52

                    • Bloxing Noob ZERO
                      Bloxing Noob ZERO  6 hours back

                      Antcanada knows we can prevent this.

                      • cool faces
                        cool faces  6 hours back

                        block head ant,
                        - go outside the nest and hide
                        - wait for army ant to go in
                        - use block head to block the entrance
                        - trap the army ant in your nest
                        Thats what i call a pro gamer move.

                        • Zen Wire
                          Zen Wire  6 hours back

                          PETER STOP PLAYING GOD WITH THE ANTS

                          • Bhavesh Sharma
                            Bhavesh Sharma  7 hours back

                            Nick Fury: 'War is a universal language.'
                            Scott Lang and Ant-thony taking notes in the meantime.

                            • SUDIPTO SEN
                              SUDIPTO SEN  7 hours back

                              It's been *AGES*

                              • Jdjso Jsjsk
                                Jdjso Jsjsk  8 hours back

                                every ant has a nemesis.............and it's a bug spray

                                • Widows wail
                                  Widows wail  11 hours back

                                  Ms paint

                                  • Widows wail
                                    Widows wail  11 hours back

                                    Ms paint

                                    • cavc94
                                      cavc94  12 hours back

                                      The guy who narrates this is the same who narrates BazBattles? If that's true, that makes the video more epic.

                                      • Victor Mezynski
                                        Victor Mezynski  13 hours back

                                        The subtitles look ugly just use the auto generated ones

                                        • Dimitris Gk21
                                          Dimitris Gk21  15 hours back

                                          Greek subs??

                                          • Jupp Soetebier
                                            Jupp Soetebier  15 hours back

                                            Goddam fucking ants.

                                            • Trevor McClurg
                                              Trevor McClurg  15 hours back

                                              lets see how you talk about "space time distortion" if that is a thing

                                              • Dani Christophersen
                                                Dani Christophersen  16 hours back

                                                Where's the sequel yo?

                                                • DoctorScrimguard
                                                  DoctorScrimguard  16 hours back

                                                  What about ant slavery?

                                                  • Smith Rustdice
                                                    Smith Rustdice  17 hours back

                                                    me likey

                                                    • Yamato_tomato
                                                      Yamato_tomato  17 hours back

                                                      Sottotitoli in italiano sta ceppa

                                                      • Ryan Blackwell
                                                        Ryan Blackwell  18 hours back

                                                        Can you do a video on Brane Theory. That is actually pretty cool.

                                                        • Waad- Azez
                                                          Waad- Azez  18 hours back

                                                          شكراً لنشر الفيديو بالعربي هناك امور اختلف فيها معكم لكن هناك معلوماتٌ جميلة

                                                          • Pat-man
                                                            Pat-man  19 hours back

                                                            MORE PLEASE

                                                            • Dick Head
                                                              Dick Head  19 hours back

                                                              3:51 WillAntE

                                                              • Ash West
                                                                Ash West  19 hours back

                                                                Please please talk about the Amazon rain forest right now if you can afford to. Even if just a short announcement to inform people. I know a full video isn't a possibility and is too much to ask, but some form of announcement would help a lot if you guys can. Thank you if you get to read this comment.

                                                                • Meulen Cañupan
                                                                  Meulen Cañupan  20 hours back

                                                                  Please talk about Amazonas and global warming...

                                                                  • Omar Shafi
                                                                    Omar Shafi  20 hours back

                                                                    Army Ant: War.....war never changes
                                                                    Square Head Ant: What you say boss?
                                                                    Army Ant: BACK IN POSITION PRIVATE!!!
                                                                    Square Head Ant: 😞 *becomes door again*

                                                                    • Kasper_PandaYT
                                                                      Kasper_PandaYT  21 hours back

                                                                      I love ants..... i love kurzhesagt! BOOM!!!!!

                                                                      • Garou
                                                                        Garou  21 hours back

                                                                        I love ants. Ants are badass. There should be like an RTS based off ants, or a movie...Call it, "A Bug's Life" or something.

                                                                        • Usama Mohammad
                                                                          Usama Mohammad  21 hours back

                                                                          Please make a video on ocd obsessive compulsive disorder
                                                                          No one understand what it really is please i know you will make a sensible video on it.
                                                                          Its like a demon controlling you.

                                                                          • Opa Gusto
                                                                            Opa Gusto  22 hours back

                                                                            why is this so epic

                                                                            • 賴俐朱
                                                                              賴俐朱  23 hours back

                                                                              News episode

                                                                              • Gmngvlogs &MORE
                                                                                Gmngvlogs &MORE  23 hours back

                                                                                In a million years ants will evolve to build guns and nukes and destroy the world if we haven't already

                                                                                • Guest 666 random
                                                                                  Guest 666 random  24 hours back

                                                                                  I saw one of these Wars in real life

                                                                                  • Mulan
                                                                                    Mulan  24 hours back

                                                                                    Being nomadic warrior tribes, army ants are kind of the ant dothraki.

                                                                                    • Mulan
                                                                                      Mulan  1 days back

                                                                                      So much for "humans are the only species that violently kills others of their kind". Not that it feels great to know this ._.

                                                                                      • Logan Aberg
                                                                                        Logan Aberg  1 days back

                                                                                        Part 2

                                                                                        • TRUE KOREAN SLAV MAKBLYAT

                                                                                          LEAF CUTTERS:THIS IS MINELANT!
                                                                                          SOVIET ARMY ANTS:YPAAAAAAAAAAAA

                                                                                          • Alex R.
                                                                                            Alex R.  1 days back

                                                                                            Ok, I want a video game now

                                                                                            • Serkan Deniz
                                                                                              Serkan Deniz  1 days back

                                                                                              Türkçe altyazı düzeltilirse sevinirim.

                                                                                              • Thatguyover there
                                                                                                Thatguyover there  1 days back

                                                                                                Can’t wait for the next episode!