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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      SACHIN SUNDARESAN  9 minutes back

      I want a video on light pollution!

    • Pierre Jonquères
      Pierre Jonquères  4 hours back

      Will you comment a link to the next video here ?

    • lopassociate
      lopassociate  18 hours back

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

    • adancho
      adancho  2 days back

      Hello, I would like to use your video to double it in Spanish for the kids who don't know how to speak English at the end of the video, I will say that it is not my creation and that they follow your channel

    • azkagaming 1
      azkagaming 1  2 days back

      Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell plz make another video about the supercolony

  • 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  2 hours back

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

      • Pavan Rampersad
        Pavan Rampersad  2 hours back

        Antvengers, assemble!

      • Won 119
        Won 119  2 hours back

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

        • Jess Evangelista
          Jess Evangelista  2 hours back

          When will the next video about ants

          • You Neck Gerrard
            You Neck Gerrard  3 hours back

            Are they kissing? hahahaa

            • 弐管理人
              弐管理人  3 hours back


              • Garmagic2yFhenrakh9
                Garmagic2yFhenrakh9  3 hours back

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

                • Teacup
                  Teacup  4 hours back

                  And yet us humans squish them with ease

                  • Taki gacha
                    Taki gacha  5 hours back

                    Merci pour les sous-titre en Français.

                    • Corbin DeVries
                      Corbin DeVries  6 hours 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  6 hours back

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

                        • stylefieber
                          stylefieber  6 hours back

                          Wow, what a great video. Thank you!

                          • Juan Lucas
                            Juan Lucas  9 hours back

                            My God! Your channel is asome, full of knowledge and interesting things! Suscribed, you deserve millions more!

                            • Juan Lucas
                              Juan Lucas  9 hours back

                              LINEPITHEMA HUMILE! 😋

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                                • Adam S
                                  Adam S  10 hours back

                                  Awesome video. Thank you!

                                  • Dhiraj Layo Magar
                                    Dhiraj Layo Magar  11 hours back

                                    Came from jaby koay channel

                                    • Ezrah Chase
                                      Ezrah Chase  12 hours back

                                      Interesting video!

                                      • Melons
                                        Melons  12 hours back

                                        give more please

                                        • Clorox Bleach
                                          Clorox Bleach  14 hours back

                                          Waiting for the next 1 keep it up bro💯💯

                                          • Trashley
                                            Trashley  14 hours back

                                            Kurz could you do a video about the fire in the amazon rainforest?
                                            I feel like there isn't enough awareness and you are good at finding accurate information

                                            • Orion434
                                              Orion434  15 hours back

                                              RIP ANTS WHO DIE ON THE WRATH OF THE ARMY ANT

                                              • Dan GleeSack
                                                Dan GleeSack  16 hours back

                                                It’s a topic I don’t really care about. I just love kerzegsgt

                                                • Chysko
                                                  Chysko  16 hours back

                                                  someone should make a game
                                                  "War of the Ants"
                                                  lmao.. .make your own colony, wage war against other ants that have specializations... and not those shitty mobile games that force you to pay to be even with other people..

                                                  • Tyranid Sid
                                                    Tyranid Sid  16 hours back

                                                    Me watching the ants fight : Awwww, they playing.
                                                    The ants : No, we slaying.

                                                    • Pedro Palma
                                                      Pedro Palma  17 hours back

                                                      Then you cant enter a colony because of a big head

                                                      *Now that’s an Avengers level treat*

                                                      • Arya Vart
                                                        Arya Vart  17 hours back

                                                        Until a human steps on them and restarts the whole cyclw

                                                        • Asosa papa
                                                          Asosa papa  17 hours back

                                                          make a video about what happend if the amazonas dissaper because the fire

                                                          • OJI Sharma
                                                            OJI Sharma  18 hours back

                                                            When will you be releasing your new video

                                                            • Zeynep Ozturk
                                                              Zeynep Ozturk  18 hours back

                                                              could u do a video about “white holes”?

                                                              • Vlad the Impaler
                                                                Vlad the Impaler  19 hours back

                                                                If gravity could be unified with the other forces then what would that mean for us? As imperfect as our understanding of physics is many technologies and sciences have been developed from what little we know. So if we could enlarge our understanding by unifying gravity what exactly can we develop from that breakthrough? What machine, medicine, or chemistry could be possible if the unified field theory was complete?

                                                                • YouTube Stop
                                                                  YouTube Stop  20 hours back

                                                                  And they say war was made by humans


                                                                  • Yetek
                                                                    Yetek  20 hours back

                                                                    Me: no good internet for a few weeks
                                                                    Kurzgesagt: THE WORLD WAR OF ANTS

                                                                    • The Destroyer 007
                                                                      The Destroyer 007  21 hours back

                                                                      As an ant keeper, I really liked this video. Waiting for the Argentine ants video. 😉

                                                                    • Sameer FoxBoy
                                                                      Sameer FoxBoy  22 hours back

                                                                      What about Esports

                                                                      • Ants Jazz PH
                                                                        Ants Jazz PH  22 hours back

                                                                        Any ant keepers here? 🙂✌️

                                                                        • Bumbo TGC
                                                                          Bumbo TGC  22 hours back

                                                                          Can I get a bird I can’t have patron

                                                                          If I did I’d be your patron

                                                                          • Sleazy
                                                                            Sleazy  22 hours back

                                                                            That explains why Shino Aburame is so strong !

                                                                            • Weiting Yeh
                                                                              Weiting Yeh  22 hours back

                                                                              That’s hodor ant

                                                                              • Joshua Vrooman
                                                                                Joshua Vrooman  23 hours back

                                                                                "... penetrate deep"

                                                                                • Rainbow the Dragon Cat
                                                                                  Rainbow the Dragon Cat  23 hours back

                                                                                  Army ant: Let's attack this colony.

                                                                                  • Azri Merzuki
                                                                                    Azri Merzuki  23 hours back

                                                                                    Seeing this video remind me of USSR beat the Germany at eastern fronts

                                                                                    • Munch, munch, delicious crunch

                                                                                      This is why ants should never be given nuclear technology

                                                                                      • Crank StylerLPs
                                                                                        Crank StylerLPs  1 days back

                                                                                        This will be one of the best Games EVER !

                                                                                        Sombody must programm a Ant Game with this Informations :D !!!!

                                                                                        • Tim Vanhove
                                                                                          Tim Vanhove  1 days back

                                                                                          we needmore ant videos now

                                                                                          • Armin Cal
                                                                                            Armin Cal  1 days back

                                                                                            men may no longer be slaughtering each other on sight like the ants, yet they do things to each other and even other races or the entire planet that are way more cruel and destructive than simply killing each other. Despite everything that that was said in this video i still think men are more violent and destructive than any other race known to us.