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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    • adancho
      adancho  16 hours back

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

    • adancho
      adancho  17 hours back

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

      SACHIN SUNDARESAN  24 hours back

      I want a video on light pollution!

    • Pierre Jonquères
      Pierre Jonquères  1 days back

      Will you comment a link to the next video here ?

    • lopassociate
      lopassociate  2 days back

      Could we build a planet from scratch. What’s required to do so?

  • Alex R.
    Alex R.  2 hours back

    Ok, I want a video game now

    • Serkan Deniz
      Serkan Deniz  2 hours back

      Türkçe altyazı düzeltilirse sevinirim.

      • Thatguyover there
        Thatguyover there  2 hours back

        Can’t wait for the next episode!

        • Günter OfFuture
          Günter OfFuture  3 hours back

          wow pls bring more ants to the channel!

          • M.R Tiger the allrounder

            Anyone else feel something crawling on their body?

            • Esham Playz
              Esham Playz  6 hours back

              Please sub to my channel😭😭😭😭

              • C.I A
                C.I A  7 hours back

                This was posted a week ago...
                BUT IT FEELS LIKE MONTHS

                • C.I A
                  C.I A  5 hours back

                  @momisli soom exactly what i was thinking

              • avranil sarkar
                avranil sarkar  7 hours back

                Extremely good videos. Kurzgesagt upload very helpful and informative videos. I am the biggest fan of Kurzgesagt. I am watched all your videos.

                • Dio Brando
                  Dio Brando  9 hours back

                  When an ant sees an Ant Exterminator


                  • Alejandro Otero
                    Alejandro Otero  9 hours back

                    No se ustedes, pero yo estuve alucinando durante todo el vídeo, me encanto este trabajo.

                    • WhYsO SeRiOuSe
                      WhYsO SeRiOuSe  11 hours back

                      War ia natural. arm up boys!

                      • Alpha 222
                        Alpha 222  13 hours back

                        What an absolute social unit

                        • Guilhemar Caixeta Filho
                          Guilhemar Caixeta Filho  13 hours back

                          OH MY GOD, HOW COOL ARE ANTS??

                        • 1,000,000 Subscriber Without A Video

                          Is it me or he is one of the voice behind how its made? Love his voice very much tho

                          • Thugnificent
                            Thugnificent  13 hours back

                            In The Grim Dark Future of The 21st Century, There Is Only War...

                          • Doom's Way
                            Doom's Way  13 hours back

                            Can you do a video about "What does Reality really look like?"

                            • José Manuel Rico Hernández

                              Awesome. Waiting for part 2...

                              • Simon And
                                Simon And  15 hours back

                                A colony: exists
                                An agressive colony: exists
                                Agressive colony: sees that ither colonies exist
                                Agressive colony's strategy: rush b

                                • Emily Pearce
                                  Emily Pearce  16 hours back

                                  can you make a video on what would happen if the amazon rainforest was to be burned down completely, and how we and the world would be affected? In reference to what's going on right now.

                                  • felis catus jr
                                    felis catus jr  17 hours back

                                    When's the next video

                                    • RastDuarte
                                      RastDuarte  18 hours back

                                      An episode with a hook to the next, I love it!

                                      • Motalux
                                        Motalux  18 hours back

                                        So army ants are like a zerg rush.

                                        • akhi dot cf
                                          akhi dot cf  18 hours back

                                          Truly epic

                                          • Roberto Poletti
                                            Roberto Poletti  19 hours back

                                            Non ci sono i sottotitoli in italiano

                                            • omg pico
                                              omg pico  19 hours back

                                              Pls part 2

                                              • Muhammad Talha Farooq
                                                Muhammad Talha Farooq  20 hours back

                                                Nice animation

                                                • KeRen Tan
                                                  KeRen Tan  20 hours back

                                                  "We found another species! let's name it..."
                                                  * hits keyboard with forehand slice *

                                                  • KeRen Tan
                                                    KeRen Tan  20 hours back

                                                    love the music!

                                                    • Jan Matyka
                                                      Jan Matyka  20 hours back


                                                      • Batuhan Kaluç
                                                        Batuhan Kaluç  21 hours back

                                                        Thank you

                                                        • Patrick Reynolds
                                                          Patrick Reynolds  21 hours back

                                                          TIL ants are super racist.

                                                          • Topy
                                                            Topy  22 hours back

                                                            This video about ANTS was so epic. I liked it so much I watched it till the very last second to extend watchtime

                                                            • Overlord Naitzxu
                                                              Overlord Naitzxu  22 hours back


                                                              This is the ant that didn't show up when they said "be there or be square."

                                                              • T Pranith Reddy
                                                                T Pranith Reddy  23 hours back

                                                                That is called TEAM WORK

                                                                • ARX
                                                                  ARX  23 hours back

                                                                  Да это жёстко)

                                                                  • Вова Бондаренко

                                                                    Pls who is reading my comment could you give me a link for a German version. Have a good day!

                                                                    • Pavan Rampersad
                                                                      Pavan Rampersad  1 days back

                                                                      They say videogames cause violence, but look at what these ants have teached us.

                                                                      • Pavan Rampersad
                                                                        Pavan Rampersad  1 days back

                                                                        Antvengers, assemble!

                                                                      • Won 119
                                                                        Won 119  1 days back

                                                                        Does anyone know what Kurzgesagt means
                                                                        I think it’s German but it could also be a tricky scientific word

                                                                        • Iceloki
                                                                          Iceloki  21 hours back

                                                                          It means "short review"

                                                                      • Jess Evangelista
                                                                        Jess Evangelista  1 days back

                                                                        When will the next video about ants

                                                                        • You Neck Gerrard
                                                                          You Neck Gerrard  1 days back

                                                                          Are they kissing? hahahaa

                                                                          • 弐管理人
                                                                            弐管理人  1 days back


                                                                            • Garmagic2yFhenrakh9
                                                                              Garmagic2yFhenrakh9  1 days back

                                                                              Could you make a video about God of Chaos, said to pass nearby the earth in 10 years?

                                                                              • Teacup
                                                                                Teacup  1 days back

                                                                                And yet us humans squish them with ease

                                                                                • Taki gacha
                                                                                  Taki gacha  1 days back

                                                                                  Merci pour les sous-titre en Français.

                                                                                  • Corbin DeVries
                                                                                    Corbin DeVries  1 days back

                                                                                    Could you expose the possibility that the universe isn't infinite but very big and by studing explosions in space could help us with the Big Bang

                                                                                    • Hunter Wilde
                                                                                      Hunter Wilde  1 days back

                                                                                      I would watch 100 episodes of this. Just covering as many species of ants as possible.