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  14 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

    GOLDEN OSVALDO  28 less than a minute back

    If dey had guns tho

    • Stitch. A.
      Stitch. A.  1 hours back

      "Big square heads." How cute.

      • Chaotic machine
        Chaotic machine  2 hours back

        How did this even get 3k dislikes probably some kids that don't know how science or their own civilisation works kurgasgat you are the smartest person I know

        • Beep Neep the Sheep
          Beep Neep the Sheep  2 hours back

          Army ants: kill entire coloney of leaf cutters
          Gets defeated by square head ant

          • Unofficially Stupid
            Unofficially Stupid  3 hours back

            Square headed ants have level 100 block skill

            • Aku
              Aku  4 hours back

              Petition to rename them Mongol Ants

              • Jofiel Korvin Marquez
                Jofiel Korvin Marquez  4 hours back

                it's like the holocaust....but they don't care about races they kill every minority

                • Jofiel Korvin Marquez
                  Jofiel Korvin Marquez  4 hours back

                  screw the cold war this is more interesting

                  • Fucking egg
                    Fucking egg  4 hours back

                    Amazing video. Cannot wait for part 2!

                    • sunset
                      sunset  5 hours back

                      I was subbed when this channel had about 300K, then never watched until now
                      You have 9.4M congrats lol

                      • Михаил Конаныхин

                        Well, even if you're an ant, war... war never changes.

                        • Kal Spams RT
                          Kal Spams RT  6 hours back

                          What happen with infinite recurse

                          • Carlos Vieira
                            Carlos Vieira  6 hours back

                            Are you going to cover the Argentinian ant?

                            • Intan Galistri
                              Intan Galistri  7 hours back

                              Can you please make research explaination about vaping if it actually better then cigarettes or not?

                              • ChezNub _
                                ChezNub _  8 hours back

                                Humans: This Is a very Peaceful Time to be alive!

                                • wamenslot
                                  wamenslot  8 hours back

                                  Kurzgesagt , I'm from Brazil and as you should probably know, there has been many news about fire in the Amazon Forest. Some say the fire is regular, because of the weather, others say it's criminal. I would love to see a video about the Amazonia Forest and actually those burning sites and, aswell, the outcome in the world.

                                  • Victor Egelund
                                    Victor Egelund  8 hours back

                                    cant wait for episode two

                                    • Billy Gundum
                                      Billy Gundum  9 hours back

                                      Keep getting flashbacks to Jet Force Gemini

                                      • Jarod Iking
                                        Jarod Iking  9 hours back

                                        TONIGHT WE DIE IN HELL!!!!!!

                                        • HZ1 TRAPZ
                                          HZ1 TRAPZ  10 hours back

                                          PART 2 ?

                                          • Israr Shamlewala
                                            Israr Shamlewala  11 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  11 hours back

                                              Can you guys make a video on global warming?

                                              • Ibrahim Elnour
                                                Ibrahim Elnour  11 hours back

                                                Can you guys do a video on global warming?

                                                • Eli Mattx
                                                  Eli Mattx  12 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  13 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  14 hours back

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

                                                      • WAR*SIGIL
                                                        WAR*SIGIL  15 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  15 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  15 hours back

                                                            Pheidole obtusospinosa could be a new minecraft skin 3:52

                                                            • Bloxing Noob ZERO
                                                              Bloxing Noob ZERO  16 hours back

                                                              Antcanada knows we can prevent this.

                                                              • cool faces
                                                                cool faces  16 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  17 hours back

                                                                  PETER STOP PLAYING GOD WITH THE ANTS

                                                                  • Bhavesh Sharma
                                                                    Bhavesh Sharma  17 hours back

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

                                                                    • SUDIPTO SEN
                                                                      SUDIPTO SEN  17 hours back

                                                                      WE WANT MORE *SPACE-SCIENCE, ALIEN-LIFE AND EXISTENTIALISM* STUFF !!
                                                                      It's been *AGES*

                                                                      • Jdjso Jsjsk
                                                                        Jdjso Jsjsk  19 hours back

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

                                                                        • Widows wail
                                                                          Widows wail  22 hours back

                                                                          Ms paint

                                                                          • Widows wail
                                                                            Widows wail  22 hours back

                                                                            Ms paint

                                                                            • cavc94
                                                                              cavc94  22 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  23 hours back

                                                                                The subtitles look ugly just use the auto generated ones

                                                                                • Dimitris Gk21
                                                                                  Dimitris Gk21  1 days back

                                                                                  Greek subs??

                                                                                  • Jupp Soetebier
                                                                                    Jupp Soetebier  1 days back

                                                                                    Goddam fucking ants.

                                                                                    • Trevor McClurg
                                                                                      Trevor McClurg  1 days back

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

                                                                                      • Dani Christophersen
                                                                                        Dani Christophersen  1 days back

                                                                                        Where's the sequel yo?

                                                                                        • DoctorScrimguard
                                                                                          DoctorScrimguard  1 days back

                                                                                          What about ant slavery?

                                                                                          • Smith Rustdice
                                                                                            Smith Rustdice  1 days back

                                                                                            me likey

                                                                                            • Yamato_tomato
                                                                                              Yamato_tomato  1 days back

                                                                                              Sottotitoli in italiano sta ceppa

                                                                                              • Ryan Blackwell
                                                                                                Ryan Blackwell  1 days back

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