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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    • Pierre Jonquères
      Pierre Jonquères  2 hours back

      Will you comment a link to the next video here ?

    • lopassociate
      lopassociate  16 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

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      lolipedofin  2 days back

      I downloaded the app in playstore immediately, can I get your free trial from the app instead of browser?

  • Won 119
    Won 119  12 minutes 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  27 minutes back

      When will the next video about ants

      • You Neck Gerrard
        You Neck Gerrard  1 hours back

        Are they kissing? hahahaa

        • 弐管理人
          弐管理人  1 hours back


          • Garmagic2yFhenrakh9
            Garmagic2yFhenrakh9  2 hours back

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

            • Teacup
              Teacup  2 hours back

              And yet us humans squish them with ease

              • Taki gacha
                Taki gacha  3 hours back

                Merci pour les sous-titre en Français.

                • Corbin DeVries
                  Corbin DeVries  4 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  4 hours back

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

                    • stylefieber
                      stylefieber  5 hours back

                      Wow, what a great video. Thank you!

                      • Juan Lucas
                        Juan Lucas  7 hours back

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

                        • Juan Lucas
                          Juan Lucas  7 hours back

                          LINEPITHEMA HUMILE! 😋

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                            • Adam S
                              Adam S  8 hours back

                              Awesome video. Thank you!

                              • Dhiraj Layo Magar
                                Dhiraj Layo Magar  9 hours back

                                Came from jaby koay channel

                                • Ezrah Chase
                                  Ezrah Chase  10 hours back

                                  Interesting video!

                                  • Melons
                                    Melons  10 hours back

                                    give more please

                                    • Clorox Bleach
                                      Clorox Bleach  12 hours back

                                      Waiting for the next 1 keep it up bro💯💯

                                      • Trashley
                                        Trashley  12 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  13 hours back

                                          RIP ANTS WHO DIE ON THE WRATH OF THE ARMY ANT

                                          • Dan GleeSack
                                            Dan GleeSack  14 hours back

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

                                            • Chysko
                                              Chysko  14 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  14 hours back

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

                                                • Pedro Palma
                                                  Pedro Palma  15 hours back

                                                  Then you cant enter a colony because of a big head

                                                  *Now that’s an Avengers level treat*

                                                  • Arya Vart
                                                    Arya Vart  15 hours back

                                                    Until a human steps on them and restarts the whole cyclw

                                                    • Asosa papa
                                                      Asosa papa  15 hours back

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

                                                      • OJI Sharma
                                                        OJI Sharma  16 hours back

                                                        When will you be releasing your new video

                                                        • Zeynep Ozturk
                                                          Zeynep Ozturk  16 hours back

                                                          could u do a video about “white holes”?

                                                          • Vlad the Impaler
                                                            Vlad the Impaler  17 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  18 hours back

                                                              And they say war was made by humans


                                                              • Yetek
                                                                Yetek  18 hours back

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

                                                                • The Destroyer 007
                                                                  The Destroyer 007  19 hours back

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

                                                                • Sameer FoxBoy
                                                                  Sameer FoxBoy  20 hours back

                                                                  What about Esports

                                                                  • Ants Jazz PH
                                                                    Ants Jazz PH  20 hours back

                                                                    Any ant keepers here? 🙂✌️

                                                                    • Bumbo TGC
                                                                      Bumbo TGC  20 hours back

                                                                      Can I get a bird I can’t have patron

                                                                      If I did I’d be your patron

                                                                      • Sleazy
                                                                        Sleazy  20 hours back

                                                                        That explains why Shino Aburame is so strong !

                                                                        • Weiting Yeh
                                                                          Weiting Yeh  20 hours back

                                                                          That’s hodor ant

                                                                          • Joshua Vrooman
                                                                            Joshua Vrooman  21 hours back

                                                                            "... penetrate deep"

                                                                            • Rainbow the Dragon Cat
                                                                              Rainbow the Dragon Cat  21 hours back

                                                                              Army ant: Let's attack this colony.

                                                                              • Azri Merzuki
                                                                                Azri Merzuki  21 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  22 hours back

                                                                                    This will be one of the best Games EVER !

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

                                                                                    • Tim Vanhove
                                                                                      Tim Vanhove  23 hours back

                                                                                      we needmore ant videos now

                                                                                      • Armin Cal
                                                                                        Armin Cal  23 hours 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.

                                                                                        • alisuo toko
                                                                                          alisuo toko  23 hours back

                                                                                          Out of 20k comments, you found mine Have a stale cookie 🍪

                                                                                          • Gio Garin
                                                                                            Gio Garin  23 hours back

                                                                                            Can't stop watching this. This is so informative and so entertaining at the same time! The art design is the cherry on top. This is so great!

                                                                                          • Aarón García
                                                                                            Aarón García  24 hours back

                                                                                            "Humans hace decided that war Is not a thing that they want yo do a lot anymore"

                                                                                            USA: Are you sure about that?

                                                                                            • Salt_Factory
                                                                                              Salt_Factory  14 hours back

                                                                                              The French space force stands ready for WW3

                                                                                            • alisuo toko
                                                                                              alisuo toko  23 hours back

                                                                                              If all this was upscaled 100x you'd have alien warfare