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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  • Hammie Jammie
    Hammie Jammie  5 hours back

    Lol imagine if every ant colony formed together to attack humans

    • Yi Fei
      Yi Fei  6 hours back

      Ants in my opinion are one of the coolest animals on earth. They know how to deal with any situation at any given time. Such underestimated creatures

      • Hello You
        Hello You  9 hours back

        You are cool and smart 👍❤️

        • Mikail Akkoyunlu
          Mikail Akkoyunlu  9 hours back

          4:00 its big brain time

          • Graal Era Stoned Giveaways

            Large crusade of army ants swarming a nest:

            A few blocky bois: I’m going to end this mans whole career

            • DesGreySkry
              DesGreySkry  13 hours back

              Blue Ant: *invents knife*
              Red Ant: What? *invents gun*
              Yellow Ant: Noob, *invents tank*
              Green Ant: Pathetic. *invents hydrogen bomb*

              • p creeper Zhou
                p creeper Zhou  1 days back

                GOT AND ANT AD

                • Fahim Play roblox and more games

                  Went the ant gas come
                  Ant:sniff* what is this
                  Army ant:this is danger gas
                  They die

                  • Lorenzo Prencipe
                    Lorenzo Prencipe  3 days back

                    Where is Italian subtitles?! :'(

                    • ZoZm 111
                      ZoZm 111  3 days back

                      I thought the greatest war is between bacteriophages and bacterias?

                      • Lord Odysseus
                        Lord Odysseus  4 days back

                        For anyone who's looking for a video game like this, They are Billions is the closest I can think of.

                        • Vu My Linh
                          Vu My Linh  5 days back


                          • Bloomy Boo
                            Bloomy Boo  5 days back

                            sWARm HAHAHAGAAHAHHAHAA kill me

                            • Amedeo Ambrini
                              Amedeo Ambrini  5 days back

                              Mancano i sottotitoli

                              • atharva Mohite
                                atharva Mohite  5 days back

                                That is the movie we want

                                • Coka-cola
                                  Coka-cola  5 days back

                                  But the thing is how do they get out of their bunker? ( The workers with big heads)

                                  • SHADOW Gamer YT SHADOW Gamer YT

                                    Make a video about,fire anta

                                    • Gabriele Biancato
                                      Gabriele Biancato  6 days back

                                      But sub ita? 😔

                                      • Kia Hoti
                                        Kia Hoti  6 days back

                                        I wish the commentator would be someone with an American accent because this British one dear Lord 😂

                                        • Thel 'Vadam
                                          Thel 'Vadam  7 days back

                                          Massive warhammer 40k vibes

                                          • Dont mind me Chaos and more chaos passing through

                                            Nobody .

                                            Me: casually feeds ants a hot dog i droped

                                            Ants: oh god were being attacked go go !

                                            Legitly 5 seconds later

                                            Ants : oh this is good food

                                            • RedDogge
                                              RedDogge  1 weeks back

                                              Pheidole obtusospinosa boi: *blocks entrance*

                                              Army ants: *mission failed we’ll get em next time*

                                              • Lucas Dias
                                                Lucas Dias  1 weeks back

                                                Sem palavras para descrever o quanto fico grato por fazer um vídeo assim e ainda legendar em português, muito obrigado!!!

                                                • Milhem Abohasen
                                                  Milhem Abohasen  1 weeks back

                                                  A grenade for us, is the Tsar Bomba for ants

                                                  • Th3zombimaker8
                                                    Th3zombimaker8  1 weeks back

                                                    There were carpenter ants in our vacuum we released them to our front yard and i remember seeing a colony there yeah that happend

                                                    • Oanh Ngo
                                                      Oanh Ngo  1 weeks back

                                                      3:51 so cute

                                                      • Pimpona plays Ramos
                                                        Pimpona plays Ramos  1 weeks back


                                                        • GrandPrixMaster
                                                          GrandPrixMaster  1 weeks back

                                                          sind hier keine Deutschen?!

                                                          Meldet euch mal!!!!!!

                                                          • Cyanide
                                                            Cyanide  2 weeks back

                                                            These are no match for my bathroom slippers

                                                            • CARLISLE GAMING SUBSCRIBE NOW!

                                                              OUR STRATEGY FOR WAR IF LOSING *HIDING*

                                                              ANTS: *RUNS IN CIRCLES*

                                                              • Silver Ki
                                                                Silver Ki  2 weeks back

                                                                It felt like I was watching a ww

                                                                • Charlie Yang
                                                                  Charlie Yang  2 weeks back

                                                                  World War III has already started. It's just on a much smaller scale.

                                                                  • Paw Kler
                                                                    Paw Kler  2 weeks back

                                                                    It would be smarter for the leaf cutter ants to create barricades, while the soldiers and other worker ants are fighting the army ants. That way, not only did they save their colony, but the army ants just wasted thousands of their own soldiers.

                                                                    • Thanh Nguyen
                                                                      Thanh Nguyen  2 weeks back

                                                                      Ants will go to Mars before us

                                                                      • Makise Kuristina
                                                                        Makise Kuristina  2 weeks back

                                                                        URRRRRRAAAAAAAA! FOR QUEEN AND COLONY!

                                                                        • Ray Tam
                                                                          Ray Tam  2 weeks back

                                                                          "No Ants Were Harmed in the Making of This Video"

                                                                          • Khanatos
                                                                            Khanatos  2 weeks back

                                                                            Army ants are like the mongols then?

                                                                            • Ville _delta
                                                                              Ville _delta  2 weeks back

                                                                              Hears about army ant:hmmmmmmmm Soviet Union anyone

                                                                              • Mark joe De guzman
                                                                                Mark joe De guzman  2 weeks back

                                                                                The larva of the bees

                                                                                • Windows 7 Fanatic 2013
                                                                                  Windows 7 Fanatic 2013  2 weeks back

                                                                                  I wish i was an army ant!

                                                                                  • IDAREALDOGE !
                                                                                    IDAREALDOGE !  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I got chills when I whatched the
                                                                                    ThIs video

                                                                                    • Vladimir Dragonov
                                                                                      Vladimir Dragonov  2 weeks back

                                                                                      In the grimdarkness of the ant world, there is only war

                                                                                      • GAMER Abhi
                                                                                        GAMER Abhi  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Ant are more warfull than human

                                                                                        • david trujillo
                                                                                          david trujillo  3 weeks back

                                                                                          In the grim darkness of the small present
                                                                                          there is only war...

                                                                                          • Spacesloth44 •—•
                                                                                            Spacesloth44 •—•  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Hah, those dumb ants, always warring against one another, without worrying about the casualties. Those idiots, so uncivilized. They should be more like humans. *tisking*

                                                                                            • Max / Pampi
                                                                                              Max / Pampi  3 weeks back

                                                                                              Why are the German subtitles x 4?
                                                                                              It's hard to watch the video, because the subtitles steal a big part of the screen.

                                                                                              • Plaid PVCPipe
                                                                                                Plaid PVCPipe  3 weeks back

                                                                                                1:05 So Ants are to Insects in a way that Humans are to Mammals?