The World War of the Ants - The Army Ant

  • Published on Aug 11, 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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  • Ty H
    Ty H 9 minutes ago


  • Will
    Will 34 minutes ago +1

    Such an interesting and entertaining video, I wanna know all about ants now

  • Неизвестный Неизвестнович

    Now we wanna crab world war

  • Ronin Whipple
    Ronin Whipple Hour ago

    Sooooo, basically the Soviet Union of Ants?

  • watterztrail
    watterztrail Hour ago

    War. War never changes

  • hhhwite thrash
    hhhwite thrash Hour ago +1

    Asians r smart n neegroids stupid

  • Richard Cheung
    Richard Cheung Hour ago

    No matter how skilled or powerful your enemy is nothing can ever beat a zerg rush

  • All Hail Thanos
    All Hail Thanos Hour ago

    An ants war game would be sooo cool

  • Fidget My Midget
    Fidget My Midget Hour ago

    ants are living like they are in war hammer40k

  • Jacob
    Jacob 2 hours ago

    Does jet fuel melt ant beams?

  • emo sausage
    emo sausage 3 hours ago

    Do you guys think that if every ant species united, they would be the dominant animal?

  • Peter Iselizo
    Peter Iselizo 3 hours ago

    Really fascinating :D

  • tristen turner
    tristen turner 3 hours ago

    "a single aunt is pretty useless"

    my moms sister, Karen, would like a word with your manager.

  • Milita Operation
    Milita Operation 3 hours ago

    New Antman movie looks neat! :D

  • Timothy Patterson
    Timothy Patterson 3 hours ago

    im dealing with alot of ants in my bedroom and spiders what do i do

  • ProKnight66
    ProKnight66 3 hours ago

    Please restart the Space series. I have seen a space tether video in german but cannot understand it as I cannot speak german. I really enjoy the series.

  • Bjorn Buchner
    Bjorn Buchner 4 hours ago

    When will the next episode about the size of life come ?

  • TK99
    TK99 4 hours ago

    'Must resist Fallout Pun...' 'Not resisting well..' War war never changes.

  • Jeffrey Osborn
    Jeffrey Osborn 4 hours ago

    I hate ants... yet this was fascinating!

  • Be Happy
    Be Happy 4 hours ago

    World war ant is the best thing ever

  • oscar orta
    oscar orta 4 hours ago

    The War of the Ants 🐜. Ants Army
    3 days ago
    Please report this youtuber for copyrights and not giving credit to the makers of this video

  • Willis rodrigues rezende

    Fiquei feliz no instante em que encontrei o canal no youtube.

  • Roan the Delphox
    Roan the Delphox 4 hours ago

    The new Call of Duty looks good.

  • Wu1f
    Wu1f 5 hours ago

    Kurzgesagt means... In short!

  • Tilveran
    Tilveran 5 hours ago

    Nightmares tonight then.

  • Evan Alfieri
    Evan Alfieri 5 hours ago

    To think that while all of this is going on, Jimmy the elder god just pours water on hives, extinguishing entire societies just for fun.

  • devon brito
    devon brito 5 hours ago +1

    When is part 90 coming out

  • Ravioli _
    Ravioli _ 5 hours ago

    This is why I love Kurzgesagt, they always make learning fun and simple, and include determination and happy endings.

  • 121agua
    121agua 5 hours ago

    I am so stressed out

  • Эмилио
    Эмилио 5 hours ago

    There was an ant colony who was bigger than the UK

  • Fatima Zaidi
    Fatima Zaidi 5 hours ago

    Omgggg yassss henny this is the Kurzgesagt I always wanted! More ant stuff!!

  • Simon Konecny
    Simon Konecny 6 hours ago

    I think ants is best Animal.

  • Kae zox
    Kae zox 6 hours ago

    This is cool AF

  • WhalyWhale
    WhalyWhale 6 hours ago +2

    Ant- FBI OPEN UP
    Other Ant- Get past my head

  • WhalyWhale
    WhalyWhale 6 hours ago +1

    My friend was telling me about how ants have wars

  • 100 subs without any videos challenge :3

    💧Water 🌎earth 🔥 fire 💨 air Long ago these 4 nations lived in harmony. but then the Fire Ants attacked

  • Canal do Meuzé
    Canal do Meuzé 6 hours ago

    Please guys subscribe in my channel

  • Yevhenii Shyshko
    Yevhenii Shyshko 7 hours ago

    Okay, now I am getting myself an ant colony, together with my friends. We will then buy a small sandbox, separate it, let ants build their colonies in separate spots. Then we will remove the separators, and let the war begin!

  • Pedro Figueiredo
    Pedro Figueiredo 7 hours ago

    This dude so bright

  • MrSmashKab
    MrSmashKab 7 hours ago

    OMG. Somebody played KKND 2. This is amazing.

  • Toni Krvavica
    Toni Krvavica 7 hours ago

    Every sunday I collect trash bins with a van in port, I empty them and bring them back.
    There are always ants walking around and in bins so I swap the bins every time and when they meet the ants from the other colony they either fight or get really confused and than fight 🤣

  • Solo Wiki
    Solo Wiki 7 hours ago

    Could you guys do a video on hydrocarbon degrading bacteria? :)

  • Mares Fillies
    Mares Fillies 7 hours ago

    My Little Pony Friendship is Magic prepared me mentally for this video. Thank you, Fluttershy.

  • SlitiTy 14
    SlitiTy 14 8 hours ago

    *World War Ants*
    Old ants today: *Vietnam flashbacks*

  • White Gold
    White Gold 8 hours ago

    Please more Ant war Videos

  • Mitchamaya
    Mitchamaya 8 hours ago

    Can't wait for the rest of this series! big fan

  • Zelong Liu
    Zelong Liu 9 hours ago

    Memes have taken over

  • rovertechie
    rovertechie 9 hours ago

    Please make more space and science videos love you work!

  • Dee Devon
    Dee Devon 9 hours ago

    How long did it take you guys to learn how to spell Kurzgesagt

  • itzmarcc
    itzmarcc 9 hours ago

    why did this feel so intense lmao

  • Khotso Kwayiba
    Khotso Kwayiba 9 hours ago

    This needs to be made into an
    Anime ASAP!

    SUPERNIX 10 hours ago

    I newer seen ant fight in real life. 🤔

  • Mineta Minoru
    Mineta Minoru 10 hours ago +1

    Then you get black ants
    Who i have no knowledge on about but seem to be
    The most abundant and least warring

    KUTALP DOGAN 10 hours ago

    curiositystream is golden

  • Renault Tελιος
    Renault Tελιος 10 hours ago +1

    I thought I have seen a video wherw 2 ant colonys united

  • Zen of Story
    Zen of Story 10 hours ago

    Army Ants: The white walkers of the Ant-world !

  • aola wili
    aola wili 11 hours ago


  • titaniumtank166
    titaniumtank166 11 hours ago

    The ant.

  • Aseer Uz Zaman
    Aseer Uz Zaman 11 hours ago

    I want the next call of duty game on this!!!

  • Space Gangster
    Space Gangster 11 hours ago


  • mikha y
    mikha y 11 hours ago

    Your work is so god thank you for so this all for ua

  • Gautam Chatterjee
    Gautam Chatterjee 11 hours ago +1

    Army Ants invaders from sematic nations have tried always to destroy leafcutter peaceful species of India .
    We lost many wars and still we are defending against Pakistan.

  • Angel Gabriel Rengifo Orozco

    I love ants

  • LeroyDogg
    LeroyDogg 12 hours ago

    This was the most interesting shit I’ve ever took!

  • 笑臉先生
    笑臉先生 12 hours ago

    Oh! I know!
    They are talking about human!
    Oh,is ant 0-0

  • Presumed Bat
    Presumed Bat 12 hours ago

    I came for the thumbnail
    I stayed for the Y0uTuB3 Alg0rItHM

  • Thomas Montcuquet
    Thomas Montcuquet 12 hours ago

    That was crazy

  • Joshwoody2
    Joshwoody2 12 hours ago

    I never thought ants would be this Interesting

  • Marcel Winklmüller
    Marcel Winklmüller 12 hours ago


  • john doe
    john doe 12 hours ago

    I kinda wish I saw it happen and I knew which ant was which, cause then i could be the colonies secret weapon just stepping on the attacking ants

  • john doe
    john doe 12 hours ago

    and to think all of this happens without us even knowing

  • FattyCat ChubbyCat
    FattyCat ChubbyCat 12 hours ago

    Nice graphics that’s why I like this show

  • Alissa reez
    Alissa reez 12 hours ago

    wow 💗

  • Elena Garcia
    Elena Garcia 12 hours ago

    I need a second part

  • Pokemon Catch
    Pokemon Catch 12 hours ago


  • LoliJuices
    LoliJuices 12 hours ago +1

    y'all heard of ant-man before?
    dude literally punch a floating snake

  • RedcarGaming
    RedcarGaming 13 hours ago

    A sword and sandal movie about ants would be awesome.

  • Abdullah Al Jailani
    Abdullah Al Jailani 13 hours ago

    Is it normal to feel discomfort with the idea of watching ants so up close?

  • Nana Kwaku Akrofi
    Nana Kwaku Akrofi 13 hours ago

    The background music

  • Laurence Kim
    Laurence Kim 13 hours ago

    i love the depth of field parallax effect that makes it look more "3D" . . . awesome.

  • Ο Θεός
    Ο Θεός 13 hours ago

    F those army ants

  • Yagız Genc
    Yagız Genc 13 hours ago

    Better tham game of thrones

  • WillH
    WillH 13 hours ago

    Cool video!!!!

    PRESIDENTツ 13 hours ago

    *ЛАЙК + 100 ЛЕТ МАМЕ*

  • Akiyama Joji
    Akiyama Joji 13 hours ago

    Army ants: *WAGING WAR!*
    10 year old human: *Pouring boiled water to end war for fun*
    4 year old alien: *Destroys planet earth for fun*

  • amir hussainy
    amir hussainy 13 hours ago

    Long ago, the ant nations lived together in harmony. Then, everything changed when the Fire ants attacked. Only the Avatar , master of all ant species , could stop them, but when the world needed him most, he vanished. A hundred years passed and my brother and I discovered the new Avatar a leaf cutter ant named Aant, and although his leaf cutting skills are great, he has a lot to learn before he's ready to save anyone. But I believe Aant can save the world.

  • Mikey Henry
    Mikey Henry 13 hours ago

    where is the next part? or is that just available to those willing to pay extra?

  • Acid .prime
    Acid .prime 13 hours ago

    Please more!

  • Ryan Bennett
    Ryan Bennett 13 hours ago

    Hello, Kurzgesagt,
    I was wondering if it would be possible for you to do a video on Music Theory? It’s truly interesting stuff and something that I don’t understand very much myself. I would really appreciate if you could simplify part of it for me so I can get a head start learning about it.
    Thank you,
    Cat Guy

  • Ethan Wright
    Ethan Wright 13 hours ago

    Just come back from an expedition in Ecuador, we actually saw a colony of army ants go around one of our camps and devour many of the smaller ant colonies in the camp. One of the colonies that survived was the turtle ant colony (the ones with the big heads) and once the army ants moved to another section of the camp there were loads of turtle ants rebuilding/foraging. There was also a bullet ant in camp on the last day so there must have been a colony of them nearby...

  • Gamergtg 8
    Gamergtg 8 13 hours ago +1

    More interesting than my life

  • chris haik
    chris haik 14 hours ago

    This was really good

  • Carlos Nava Fernandez
    Carlos Nava Fernandez 14 hours ago

    Great a video ANThology

  • Titus LetsPlay
    Titus LetsPlay 14 hours ago

    pls another one

  • *** GENERAL ***
    *** GENERAL *** 14 hours ago

    much greater than world war two hahahhaa jk

  • Bram D.
    Bram D. 14 hours ago

    Can't go to the link, gives an error in console!? I want to try it out!!

  • DejaegerNF
    DejaegerNF 14 hours ago

    Communist ants against nazi ants.

  • Akshay Baskaran
    Akshay Baskaran 14 hours ago

    There should be an animated movie “ant wars”

  • youtobe royale
    youtobe royale 14 hours ago +1