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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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell  2 months ago +6875

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  • alaskaoalaska
    alaskaoalaska 12 hours ago

    "Humans have decided that war is something they don't want to do a lot anymore" That's a pretty ignorant thing to say.

  • YoungBee Gaming
    YoungBee Gaming 15 hours ago

    Hmmm reminds of the tyranids 40k

  • Lucas Brouwer
    Lucas Brouwer Day ago

    Anyone else get itchy when watching these ant video's?

  • DeadFury /DatBluFoxxo

    Where we dropping comrades?

  • Giants2daGrave
    Giants2daGrave Day ago +1

    My kitchen counter is their battlefield. EVERYDAY!

  • Victor Coster
    Victor Coster Day ago

    Would love to see this as a bugs life remake

  • David Furor Curser

    did he just call me useless?

  • Emir Mohamed Al-Bergha

    Ants: *exist*
    Other ants: so you have chosen... death

  • Quinncy Little
    Quinncy Little 2 days ago +1

    Cool I’ve always wanted to be an ant

  • 고선영
    고선영 2 days ago

    Nomamyrmex esenbeckii

  • Brook Rei do soul
    Brook Rei do soul 2 days ago

    Porque o título está em ptbr?

  • eudes cardozo
    eudes cardozo 2 days ago

    Why did u have this name kargastan? In a nutshell

  • Anthony Weber
    Anthony Weber 2 days ago

    A few months ago, I saw a war of red and black ants being waged

  • fighter5583
    fighter5583 2 days ago


  • Charles McIver
    Charles McIver 2 days ago

    Opposite army ant colonies:
    Colony 1 - Yo.
    Colony 2 - Sup.
    Nothing else happens. Wish humanity could be like that.

  • Raiton Killua
    Raiton Killua 3 days ago +2

    No hunter x hunter comments? Bruh

  • Marcus Anark
    Marcus Anark 3 days ago

    Best video on ants I ever seen.

  • natsuki
    natsuki 3 days ago


  • FUmarc
    FUmarc 3 days ago

    Someday these little blitz will rule this planet.

  • Madmetalnuke
    Madmetalnuke 3 days ago

    So... Basically, army ants are pretty much the Mongols.

  • Hi There
    Hi There 3 days ago

    to be honest that was kind of cute

  • Ismu Faijal
    Ismu Faijal 3 days ago

    The biggining of the vid: some things dont get along
    The end of the vid: some things dont get along

  • birba
    birba 4 days ago

    this is insane

  • Nils Hughes
    Nils Hughes 4 days ago

    Humans ants and emus are the three animals to participate in wars representing themselves

  • BeastMoltenFreddyYT
    BeastMoltenFreddyYT 4 days ago

    Colony? what do you mean? i only know the colony from steven universe!

  • Korean Mapping
    Korean Mapping 4 days ago

    Leaf Cutter Ants: China
    Army Ants: Mongols

  • LtActionCam
    LtActionCam 4 days ago

    In the documentary "A Bug's Life" by Disney it was grasshoppers that terrorized the ants. I am confused by this video.

  • Totally Not FBI
    Totally Not FBI 4 days ago

    This damn ants are fuckin badass

  • Totally Not FBI
    Totally Not FBI 4 days ago

    World war ants

  • Francisca Parone
    Francisca Parone 4 days ago

    Make agertine ant vs army ants

  • Nathan van Dijk
    Nathan van Dijk 4 days ago

    7:03 did you mean the antnemy

  • Francisca Parone
    Francisca Parone 4 days ago

    Kurzgesagt please make part 3 army ants vs argentine ants

  • Francisca Parone
    Francisca Parone 4 days ago

    But sad that they have nemesis leaf cutter ants

  • Francisca Parone
    Francisca Parone 4 days ago

    Man I really like army ants

  • Francisca Parone
    Francisca Parone 4 days ago

    Wow nice video I like your video my favorite ants is eciton the swarm made for war

  • Angel Fabian
    Angel Fabian 4 days ago

    Im just curious how do we know this. Do we have like cameras near tons of ants hill or something

  • Thanasis Ouzounis
    Thanasis Ouzounis 4 days ago

    After this video I expect: Ant-man 3: 100 million years of war

  • jack swift
    jack swift 4 days ago

    I can only imagine how lit anime series would be if ants got hit by japanizing beam

  • GrimmA
    GrimmA 4 days ago

    It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no Ant Queen son...

  • Quang Nguyen Trung
    Quang Nguyen Trung 4 days ago

    So Warhammer 40K ant version

  • Thomas Busbridge
    Thomas Busbridge 4 days ago

    Thanks for great videos

  • That one guy
    That one guy 4 days ago

    Can't wait for the toys

  • Big Birb
    Big Birb 4 days ago +2

    “Some teams just don’t get along.”
    kknd2 crossfire

  • SpiritStormcrow
    SpiritStormcrow 5 days ago

    Will you guys be doing a video on Driver Ants as well?

  • Lynx
    Lynx 5 days ago +3

    "Ant, Ants never change" King Ant the lll

  • G3VR Rook
    G3VR Rook 5 days ago

    Ants are freaking racist, killing each other just because they look different

  • Bob Jones
    Bob Jones 5 days ago

    I like to pick sides and I usually play on the defending team

  • guy who hit a zombie pigman

    Sooo are they weak to hoses?

  • Dave Gow
    Dave Gow 5 days ago

    Ants are alot more cooler than me

  • Kiki Padil
    Kiki Padil 5 days ago

    Sub Indo please. @Kurzgesagt

  • Andrew Dill
    Andrew Dill 5 days ago

    My love and admiration for this channel cannot be overstated! Kurzgesagt works hard on their content, and it shows. As a channel they do so many things right: from branding, to animation, to script writing, to narration, to fact checking, to product consistency - everything they do that goes into their videos, they do very well. I can’t think of a way it could be improved.
    Please keep up the good work!

  • Cameron Lessman
    Cameron Lessman 5 days ago

    I found the idea of these ants' wars interesting, so I thought I would look up a video.....

    I have regrets.

  • gamer set go
    gamer set go 5 days ago

    Not gonna lie but when I saw the animation I thought it was a ad for a game

  • Sammy Arellano
    Sammy Arellano 5 days ago

    That is really cool

  • Doni Wiguna
    Doni Wiguna 7 days ago

    Indonesian subtitle please

  • 심심한_페퍼_게임 채널

    Wow, Japanese Carpenter ants would be no match to those bad boys.

  • Aditya Sailesh
    Aditya Sailesh 7 days ago

    have a question...what if a small black hole,came in between two other black holes of equal size?!

  • El Macho
    El Macho 7 days ago +1

    Colonel:Sir,the mission has been completed.
    General:Details soilder.
    Colonel: 10 million on the Tesla space Roadster.
    General:That will be all.
    *Stares into the night sky*

  • Illidan Stormrage
    Illidan Stormrage 7 days ago

    We need Anston Churchill.