The World War of the Ants - The Army Ant

  • Publicēšanas datums 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 Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell  Pirms 9 dienām +5965

    Thanks to Curiosity Stream for supporting us in making this video.
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    • bernette Nuwusab
      bernette Nuwusab Pirms 9 Stundām

      Would legalizing all drugs lower world population

    • Steve
      Steve Pirms 14 Stundām

      >20K comments! People really love this vid.

    • Yeti MindTricks
      Yeti MindTricks Pirms 15 Stundām

      "War is something humans decided not to do anymore."


    • palacio amer
      palacio amer Pirms 18 Stundām

      COntinue this ant series pleaseeee

    • Nitya Dasa
      Nitya Dasa Pirms dienas +1

      wauuu so cool,can you make a video about bees?

  • Joshua Buckley
    Joshua Buckley Pirms 4 Stundām

    So good!

  • RS1
    RS1 Pirms 4 Stundām +1

    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: 😃 🍿 🍿

  • Apollo Smile
    Apollo Smile Pirms 4 Stundām

    How do I make a bird that can be featured?

    • Emily An
      Emily An Pirms 4 Stundām

      Who tf let them play videogames?!?

  • Andrew Marx
    Andrew Marx Pirms 4 Stundām

    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?

  • mr.energee
    mr.energee Pirms 4 Stundām

    please do not ban Russian videos with translation

  • The Vader that is Darth
    The Vader that is Darth Pirms 4 Stundām

    Humans: We are the most warmongering species on this planet
    Ants: Bitch am I a joke to you!?!

  • Vaughn M.
    Vaughn M. Pirms 5 Stundām +1

    Out of 20k comments, you found mine

    Have a stale cookie 🍪

  • P
    P Pirms 5 Stundām

    don't know if this is true but i like it!

  • Cjm7603
    Cjm7603 Pirms 5 Stundām

    Ok this is really cool! I love it

  • Grigori 22
    Grigori 22 Pirms 5 Stundām

    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.

  • PEPE The frog
    PEPE The frog Pirms 5 Stundām

    More ant videos

  • Adi Si
    Adi Si Pirms 5 Stundām

    nice video. one question: how do the attacked antspecies survive and don´t extinct?

  • Luijay Tuazon
    Luijay Tuazon Pirms 6 Stundām

    Fact:Smart ants use there brain to survive.

  • XNinja2009YT - daily videos
    XNinja2009YT - daily videos Pirms 6 Stundām

    Plz do more space videos

  • HX3 EN/FR
    HX3 EN/FR Pirms 6 Stundām +1

    These are humans but they don’t have rules

  • 3rdeyerap
    3rdeyerap Pirms 6 Stundām

    These ant mfs crazy bruh

  • shadow flame 2002
    shadow flame 2002 Pirms 7 Stundām

    War never changes...

  • seno aji
    seno aji Pirms 7 Stundām

    Who tf let them play videogames?!?

  • wolfo slavy boi
    wolfo slavy boi Pirms 7 Stundām


    Black holes : *AM I A JoKe TO yOu*

  • Patrich Morrone
    Patrich Morrone Pirms 7 Stundām

    Next video
    They did surgery on a grape

    I know ,it's a dead meme

  • Cliffin Kattoor
    Cliffin Kattoor Pirms 7 Stundām +1

    Sooo... Hodor was basically just a square head ant. 🐜

  • hen_tie
    hen_tie Pirms 8 Stundām

    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

  • Hermes Gautama
    Hermes Gautama Pirms 8 Stundām

    World of warAnts

  • John Doe
    John Doe Pirms 8 Stundām

    Assassin's Creed: Ants?

  • ネコ-ivan-くそ
    ネコ-ivan-くそ Pirms 8 Stundām

    Meanwhile me thinking that bullet ants are literally just an army of Madara's

  • Xnoob Speakable
    Xnoob Speakable Pirms 8 Stundām

    Why can swear words be offensive and what are the oringins of swear words?

  • Get On This
    Get On This Pirms 8 Stundām

    Что, тоже в поиске русскоязычных комментариев под этим видео?

  • Mnd0vrMnky
    Mnd0vrMnky Pirms 8 Stundām

    Ants produce more co2 than man does.

  • Hammad65a Adam
    Hammad65a Adam Pirms 8 Stundām

    Also awsome vids

  • Hammad65a Adam
    Hammad65a Adam Pirms 8 Stundām

    Hurry up

  • Hearty Achiever
    Hearty Achiever Pirms 9 Stundām


  • Infernox 109256
    Infernox 109256 Pirms 9 Stundām

    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.

  • Rafly Bagus
    Rafly Bagus Pirms 9 Stundām

    Please sub Indonesia

  • mushahid shaikh
    mushahid shaikh Pirms 9 Stundām

    Make a video to debunk alt medicine

  • Mustafa Calkap
    Mustafa Calkap Pirms 9 Stundām

    Army ants are genghis khan's hordes basically

  • HappyGamer 456
    HappyGamer 456 Pirms 9 Stundām

    When is the part? Hahahah been waiting for like a week now hahaha been binge watching your vids lately

  • bernette Nuwusab
    bernette Nuwusab Pirms 9 Stundām

    Would legalizing all drugs lower the world population

  • joey kill
    joey kill Pirms 9 Stundām

    Long ago all ant nations lived in harmony then everything changed when the fire ants attacked

  • Déliqu
    Déliqu Pirms 10 Stundām

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

  • ivan0590
    ivan0590 Pirms 10 Stundām

    This video was antbitious

  • Rock girl
    Rock girl Pirms 10 Stundām

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

  • Preston Sasso
    Preston Sasso Pirms 10 Stundām

    I'm the useless ant.

  • Emre GUNAY
    Emre GUNAY Pirms 10 Stundām +1

    who was supporting peace

    • Rock girl
      Rock girl Pirms 10 Stundām

      1981:in the future we will have lasers in wars 2019:we have big headed ants to seal their holes

  • MartialTigg3R
    MartialTigg3R Pirms 10 Stundām +1

    one day my son, your big head is going to save the whole colony.

  • ArcSpaGaming
    ArcSpaGaming Pirms 11 Stundām +1

    Army ants=the Zerg from Starcraft?

  • Владимир Романов

    War... War never changes...

  • cringe world
    cringe world Pirms 12 Stundām

    Best of ANT video ever seen

  • Kelmen Wong
    Kelmen Wong Pirms 12 Stundām

    further explanation: humans have decided that war is not a thing that they want to do a lot anymore, so they changed the war to into subtle form.

  • Ash - Red
    Ash - Red Pirms 12 Stundām

    Pls release the part 2 of world war ants

  • The Raw one
    The Raw one Pirms 13 Stundām

    long ago the ant nations lived in harmony but everything changed when the army ants attacked🎵🎼

  • Shad Shuvo
    Shad Shuvo Pirms 13 Stundām

    During the Endgame of the Ants War........
    CAPTAIN ANT : AntVENGERS assemble 🛡....

  • Lorenzo Chistè
    Lorenzo Chistè Pirms 13 Stundām

    Sub Ita please

  • Raghuraj Pratap Singh
    Raghuraj Pratap Singh Pirms 13 Stundām +1

    Want caption in hindi

  • Mohammed Sahil
    Mohammed Sahil Pirms 13 Stundām

    now imagine that all the ants in the world unified and became as big as people and had a taste for human flesh

  • Real Shit
    Real Shit Pirms 14 Stundām

    And I thought our world wars were devastating

  • Cedric Laureys
    Cedric Laureys Pirms 14 Stundām

    Imagine having war with your own species

  • NoodleKDoodle !
    NoodleKDoodle ! Pirms 14 Stundām +1

    You have made ants the coolest creatures in the world!

  • Skeptic
    Skeptic Pirms 14 Stundām +1

    But ants don't have video games?

  • Somedud ThatLikesPotatoes
    Somedud ThatLikesPotatoes Pirms 14 Stundām +1

    1981:in the future we will have lasers in wars
    2019:we have big headed ants to seal their holes

  • Colin Tansimore
    Colin Tansimore Pirms 14 Stundām

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

  • arun kumar
    arun kumar Pirms 15 Stundām

    If this content is directed into a movie by famous and successful Hollywood directors then another movie franchise is born.

  • Jonathan Su
    Jonathan Su Pirms 15 Stundām

    Can you please do a video on ring world?

  • Selimane Ali Smail
    Selimane Ali Smail Pirms 15 Stundām

    Before the fire Nation attacked all ant lived in harmony

  • P. Chaudhary
    P. Chaudhary Pirms 15 Stundām


  • Kocheng Milos
    Kocheng Milos Pirms 16 Stundām

    I'm at war

  • Eric Wagner
    Eric Wagner Pirms 16 Stundām

    War. War never changes.

  • Rhelrahne Vi Satanis
    Rhelrahne Vi Satanis Pirms 16 Stundām

    so leafcutter soldier ants are basically just there to buy time so that they can bunker up

  • Gwyddion Flint
    Gwyddion Flint Pirms 16 Stundām

    'war is a thing humans have decided the don't want to do much of anymore'... Could have fooled me.

    • Leopard Bra Brado
      Leopard Bra Brado Pirms 16 Stundām

      "a single aunt is pretty useless" my moms sister, Karen, would like a word with your manager.

  • LMac Gaming
    LMac Gaming Pirms 16 Stundām

    Pls make another ant video I love ants and I loved this video

  • S H
    S H Pirms 17 Stundām


  • Ty H
    Ty H Pirms 17 Stundām


  • Will
    Will Pirms 18 Stundām +1

    Such an interesting and entertaining video, I wanna know all about ants now

  • Неизвестный Неизвестнович

    Now we wanna crab world war

  • Ronin Whipple
    Ronin Whipple Pirms 18 Stundām

    Sooooo, basically the Soviet Union of Ants?