The World War of the Ants - The Army Ant

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    • José Alberto Duran Aponte
      José Alberto Duran Aponte 22 hours ago

      Animales del mar

    • Avi P
      Avi P 2 days ago

      When are the new ant episodes coming?

    • Uzishan
      Uzishan 4 days ago

      bit of a late comment. I do use curiosity stream for a year now and I would honestly love to see al the Kurzgesagt vids posted there

    • Seth Heller
      Seth Heller 7 days ago

      Can't wait for the next vid

    • Awert
      Awert 7 days ago +1

      Hello Kurzgesagt, I know English quite poorly (I live in Russia) and I would like to ask you one question! Just watching a video in English is uncomfortable and therefore I go to watch a re-played video from the Kurzgesagt channel, but when I try to find your videos in Russian, I encounter a problem that you delete channels with re-sound ((
      I would be very grateful that you do not delete your videos in Russian)))
      I would be very grateful: Dmitry

  • Kracry26
    Kracry26 21 hour ago

    Please check the German subtitles again, sry but it’s worst

  • Holistic Story
    Holistic Story 21 hour ago

    Türkiye'den selamlar

  • Пока Привет я люблю твой канал

    Хочется посмотреть вторую часть

  • Sovjet-Union
    Sovjet-Union 22 hours ago

    Ok cool

  • miss scapegrace
    miss scapegrace 23 hours ago

    I really love your videos and their design. For Videos with animals mentioned I sometimes wish for a photo to imagine better.

  • PrezeS
    PrezeS Day ago

    EPIC! I want more eps on ant pls :)

  • Johnny Shumway
    Johnny Shumway Day ago

    Dang that's brutal..

  • Awais Ahmed
    Awais Ahmed Day ago

    Ant-olf Hitler, am i right? Right?
    I'll see myself out.

  • White one
    White one Day ago


  • Cookie 1178
    Cookie 1178 Day ago

    wheres the Frickin other video link dammit!

  • magikot
    magikot Day ago

    When is the next ant video?

  • Bhirowo
    Bhirowo Day ago +1

    *this is so brutal*

  • Ashes Music
    Ashes Music Day ago

    I love how informative your channel is, great videos for people to learn new things easily

  • ANNA chan
    ANNA chan Day ago

    The ant wars would have been a better name.

  • Panda Ninja
    Panda Ninja Day ago +1

    I think you should work for the army.

  • Star Lemon077
    Star Lemon077 Day ago

    Me: *sees ant*
    Me: hehe stupid ant squish squish
    Ant: *dead*

  • Despacyka
    Despacyka Day ago

    id play such a video game

  • Reshapin' Vapin
    Reshapin' Vapin Day ago

    I LOVE this idea! Thank you so much and I cant wait for more videos!!

  • Opheras
    Opheras Day ago

    need more of the ant's war.

  • P1X3L GuN
    P1X3L GuN Day ago


  • Victor Y.
    Victor Y. Day ago

    Aw the beauty of nature they say.

  • Ezra Limpisatien

    I like the way you present using illustrations!!!

  • Nightshift
    Nightshift Day ago

    army ant : crap, black crazy ants .... run

  • Danish Zaryab
    Danish Zaryab Day ago +1

    Vegan: I'm vegan because i respect nature.

  • yit wei chew
    yit wei chew Day ago +1

    What about the yellow crazy ants

  • savage Ramsay
    savage Ramsay Day ago

    Ants planning a war against us humans

  • Pillagerzee
    Pillagerzee Day ago

    Info graphics show but with an acient

  • Jakup
    Jakup Day ago

    The ants🐜 😡

  • ricojes
    ricojes Day ago

    That many ants is enough to explode Thanos' butt.

  • angela ange
    angela ange Day ago

    You know army ants are not species of ants deer like let's just say there are jobs leaf-cutter ants yeah like their aunt jobs that's what they are

  • Intelligent horse mann

    Great job ants, you have a world war and a brain eating fly to take care of

  • MrMaradok
    MrMaradok Day ago +1

    Are we going to get the next one soon? 😢

  • Nam Vu
    Nam Vu Day ago

    4:00 So, how can that ant get in???

  • Smig
    Smig Day ago

    Sees square face blocking entrance
    - Ok, this is too weird guys, we should just turn back.

  • Golden Garuda
    Golden Garuda Day ago

    What the heck

  • Catboi McGee
    Catboi McGee Day ago +1

    the tyrannids from 40k

  • filypefx
    filypefx Day ago

    any kid (or not too afraid of fine things) can get so much knowledge here... the only gab is the need to know english XD

  • Vertical Turd
    Vertical Turd Day ago

    I am a pissant

  • A la verga la ONU
    A la verga la ONU Day ago +2

    This Guy: Hey, you know the World War of the Ants?
    My mind: *BF theme*

  • billy lukito
    billy lukito Day ago

    KKND Krossfire reference? now i like you more kurzgesagt.

  • gerald asenso
    gerald asenso Day ago

    Watching this video has me paranoid now, whenever I see a group of ants outside my door, i be thinking their the scouts for their army and imma bout to get invaded soon

  • Mr. Coffee
    Mr. Coffee Day ago +1

    Such violence... such warmongering...
    I bet 1 group has oil and the other one not.

  • Brian [O]
    Brian [O] Day ago

    Im really curious about that super colony thing

  • Aspiring Marauder

    Reminder that an army ant eating a leafcutter ant is like a human eating pork.
    It's only cannibalism if it's the same species.

  • Amelia Lin
    Amelia Lin Day ago +2

    the ants: 🐜😡

  • The One
    The One Day ago

    3:53 look at this little dinker

  • Yui
    Yui Day ago

    The fire nation


  • Kaptain Khorneflakes

    we need that supercolony video.

  • zaint_tf2
    zaint_tf2 Day ago

    The square head ant made me laugh lmfao

  • Lucas Amarante
    Lucas Amarante Day ago +1

    One like = One lavra for that poor army ant that didn't get a larva at 6:22

  • Harakiri Nagana
    Harakiri Nagana Day ago


  • Maria Anggriana
    Maria Anggriana Day ago

    I love the background music on this video very much! It makes everything even cooler!

  • Blue Teopads nice
    Blue Teopads nice Day ago +2

    Human death tally from war: some large number
    Ant death tally from war: that number's cute

  • Cabbadath B
    Cabbadath B Day ago

    I'm still waiting for part two. Megacolonies are where it's at!

  • Thepawtato Scree

    can i get the background music of this video-

  • Jack Kerouac
    Jack Kerouac Day ago

    More exciting than GOT

  • Unholy anime Guru
    Unholy anime Guru Day ago +4

    Seeing the happy worker ant after blocking the entrance to his nest touched my heart

  • tasman_devil
    tasman_devil Day ago

    I want MORE !

  • Izzy Avocado
    Izzy Avocado Day ago +1

    The ants 😡🐜