The Billion Ant Mega Colony and the Biggest War on Earth

čas přidán 29. 09. 2019
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In nearly every corner of the Earth, ants wage war against each other. Their weapons are what nature gave them. Some have strong armour, deadly stingers or sharp mandibles. And then there is this tiny, and not very impressive ant. But it rules the biggest empire any ant has ever built. A colony spanning continents and fighting wars that leave millions of casualties. Let’s take a look at this unlikely warrioress: Linepithema humile, the Argentine ant.
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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.

  • When will the next ant video come out? I've been waiting for very long...

  • quick release a more dangerous enemy

  • Somebody make this a grand strategy game

  • Vamo argentina papa

  • *any ant: I kill you! the argentine ant: am I a joke to you?

  • argantine ants- we da best fire ants- hold my larvae

  • So is there a next part to this video?

  • That’s like me playing a war game with players

  • Imagine a Starcraft esque game. But with ants. I’d pay good money For that

  • this is epic, want more ant videos

  • You little conquering bastards, now i can see your plans of world and later solar system domination...

  • wow cool

  • i am scared

  • Kort gezaagd

  • I live in San Diego about 10 minutes away from lake Hodges. I had no idea there was some type of apocalyptic ant war going on! Definitely going to have to check this out irl.

  • BRAZIL

  • We need more boys with magnifying glasses

  • I remember Leningen from this video xd

  • Did I just become addicted to the animation of ants

  • "The Very Large Colony"

  • Ukraine

  • Україна!

  • 🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦

  • *JUST LIKE HUMANS*

  • God felt the exact thing with humans as me watching this video

  • Ants are communis

  • Meruem should've looked towards these ants when colonising the world.

  • Them will always arise to fight them enemy Me:Laugh in human

  • Which Meth Head sat there and counted 1 billion ants. 🐜

  • I feel like aliens have videos like this about ridiculous human wars.

  • Alright, I'm gunna need a week-by-week update on this Ant World War. I'm a sucker for the underdog so long live the Fire Queen. First america, then the world!

  • So they are the Mongols of the ant world.

  • Ohhhhh, so those are the little fuckers that live on me croissants. What fuckers.

  • I live streets away from parana river and yes this bitches overrun everything, EVERYTHING

  • Make more ant videos please

  • Humans: We are 7.7 billion strong species. Ants: That's cute.

  • Humans: We are 7.7 billion strong species. Ants: Allow me to properly introduce myself.

  • I have seen an ant floating in mid air at a fight i thing it is laging

  • It had to be Argentineans! -Brazilian guy

  • Do part 3

  • 7:31 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  • «A merciless war has broken out. For example, the Lake Hodges Supercolony has been fighting against the Very Large Colony for years in San Diego county. A massive war is going on over a dynamic frontline stretching over kilometers, an estimated over 30 million ants die here each year.» - Wow, while San Diegans went about their day, drinking coffee and working in IT companies there was some deep stuff going on beneath the surface!

  • Argentina Ant? More looked like British colony

  • *fertile*

  • I hate channels like this one! Down with them!

  • When the ants start to make a colony in your house:I sleep When the ants steal your food:Peace was never an option

  • I’m just gonna say how weak these ants are against us: 1.They are small 2.Their attack method is to irritate you so they can try to pull off your limbs,but that’s gonna take ages against a human arm. 3.We are smarter 4.We have (almost)unlimited access to certain weapons like water,fire,bug spray,our shoes,etc. 5.E 6.I don’t know how many people tried this but you can blow wind into an ant and he may either change directions or be dragged to where you blew.

  • World Ant War

  • I like how you introduce the ants they look like they want to kill som animals and thay look so mean I love it 5:28 6:52

  • When will part 3 come?

  • I kind of want to watch in real life those mega-colony battles

  • Mother Russia would be proud

  • I would so watch a movie about the great Ant war

  • They're basically the humans in the ant colony

  • I thought u were gonna introduce the yellow crazy ants

  • i've never been so excited about ants

  • on the map where the f did finland go

  • Great Britain: are you challenging me?

  • "Quantity is a quality" - Joseph Stalin