The World War of the Ants - The Army Ant

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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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  • Thanks to Curiosity Stream for supporting us in making this video. Go to curiositystream.com/kurzgesagt for a free 31-day-trial.

    Kurzgesagt – In a NutshellKurzgesagt – In a NutshellVor 10 Tage
    • Would legalizing all drugs lower world population

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

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

      Yeti MindTricksYeti MindTricksVor Tag
    • COntinue this ant series pleaseeee

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

      Nitya DasaNitya DasaVor 2 Tage
  • Im itchy from watching this

    AAVor 16 Stunden
  • They really should make a part two of this shit

    Boi!Boi!Vor 16 Stunden
  • Amazing ants!

    張家曄張家曄Vor 16 Stunden
  • I never thought I could be so interested in something like ants

    Starchy 305Starchy 305Vor 17 Stunden
  • This channel has come such a long way

    DanimemeDanimemeVor 17 Stunden
  • EDF!

    TheadonnTheadonnVor 17 Stunden
  • "Humans dont make war anymore" oh this is good news, hope thats true

    Ash KiffAsh KiffVor 17 Stunden
  • Rip Ant Simulator for the possibility we could’ve experienced and played through this firsthand.

    kuri garukuri garuVor 17 Stunden
  • Please add Indonesian subtitle please

    dhika apriyantodhika apriyantoVor 17 Stunden
  • Army ants: nature's assholes.

    P FishP FishVor 18 Stunden
  • Lets teach them to make guns

    Eliphas_CatDaddyEliphas_CatDaddyVor 18 Stunden
  • good vido

    tritorchtritorchVor 18 Stunden
  • 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 18 Stunden
  • Cuanto drama y suspenso con esas hormigas😂

    sofia cherry estudiossofia cherry estudiosVor 19 Stunden
  • I heard the leaf cutter ant is getting nerfed in the next update

    Leroy JenkinsLeroy JenkinsVor 19 Stunden
  • Why does this sound like it's such a good game plot?

    KenJethro43KenJethro43Vor 19 Stunden
  • Brasil

    Maria RoseliMaria RoseliVor 19 Stunden
  • i am but a single human therefore i am useless

    Andrew DavisAndrew DavisVor 19 Stunden
  • They should make a movie or show on this. Like Game of Thrones Ant version

    Gedeon GatchessiGedeon GatchessiVor 19 Stunden
  • Imagine every single ant on earth was in one place at the same time.

    Duckdude001Duckdude001Vor 20 Stunden
  • Wtf ants are this wholesome?

    fgfgVor 20 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 20 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 20 Stunden
  • WWA 2

    MikzMikzVor 20 Stunden
  • ants are literally just the ZERG, but smol. imagine if big ants came about lmao

    NeostormXLMAXNeostormXLMAXVor 20 Stunden
  • love from turkey

    mustafa yaymazmustafa yaymazVor 20 Stunden
  • Please make a video about bionic

    Benjamin NiggelBenjamin NiggelVor 21 Stunde
  • pls more ant videos

    M GHM GHVor 21 Stunde
  • can you do what if the black hole exploded pls

    GamxGamesGamxGamesVor 21 Stunde
    • And now to go back to watching ants canada getting stung lol

      JoannaJoannaVor 21 Stunde
  • *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 22 Stunden
    • Sad, in a way, but definitely badass.

      JoannaJoannaVor 21 Stunde
  • There is an amazing BBC documentary, on ANTS I think it is narrated by David Attenborough.

    D CheemaD CheemaVor 22 Stunden
  • Holy shit ants are fuckin cool

    Crude_SaintCrude_SaintVor 22 Stunden
  • i like birds

    B1rdátorB1rdátorVor 23 Stunden
  • AntZ

    oscar ortaoscar ortaVor 23 Stunden
  • Very interesting!

    Speculative SapientSpeculative SapientVor 23 Stunden
  • i want this to be a movie, now

    boxguy 5boxguy 5Vor 23 Stunden
  • I would like to know how we smell(verb) and why we like certain smells rather than others

    Lenox Prized 2Lenox Prized 2Vor 23 Stunden
  • Der deutsche Untertitel wiederholt sich 3x? Vielecht ist das nur bei mir so, falls nicht wollte es kurz sagen :)

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

    Shotsfired MandownShotsfired MandownVor Tag
  • 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 Tag
  • It was like a movie

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

    Benjamin PaulisBenjamin PaulisVor Tag
  • 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 Tag
  • Sad, in a way, but definitely badass.

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

    Samuel CarrilloSamuel CarrilloVor Tag
  • Yes I was there....FOR THE WAR...it started in my backyard...

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

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

    ansh sachdevaansh sachdevaVor Tag
  • So good!

    Joshua BuckleyJoshua BuckleyVor Tag
  • 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 Tag
  • How do I make a bird that can be featured?

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

      Emily AnEmily AnVor Tag
  • 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 Tag
  • please do not ban Russian videos with translation

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  • 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 Tag
  • Out of 20k comments, you found mine Have a stale cookie 🍪

    Vaughn M.Vaughn M.Vor Tag
    • Vaughn M. I don’t want a stale cookie tho

      DanimemeDanimemeVor 17 Stunden
  • don't know if this is true but i like it!

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  • Ok this is really cool! I love it

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  • 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 Tag
  • More ant videos

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

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

    Luijay TuazonLuijay TuazonVor Tag
  • Plz do more space videos

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

    HX3 EN/FRHX3 EN/FRVor Tag
  • These ant mfs crazy bruh

    3rdeyerap3rdeyerapVor Tag
  • War.... War never changes...

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

    seno ajiseno ajiVor Tag
  • Ants : WE ARE DA BEST AT KILLING IN THE WHOLE UNIVERSE Black holes : *AM I A JoKe TO yOu*

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

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

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The World War of the Ants - The Army Ant