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  4 hours back

      I want a video on light pollution!

    • Pierre Jonquères
      Pierre Jonquères  8 hours back

      Will you comment a link to the next video here ?

    • lopassociate
      lopassociate  22 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

  • KeRen Tan
    KeRen Tan  5 minutes back

    "We found another species! let's name it..."
    * hits keyboard with forehand slice *

    • KeRen Tan
      KeRen Tan  8 minutes back

      love the music!

      • Jan Matyka
        Jan Matyka  12 minutes back


        • Batuhan Kaluç
          Batuhan Kaluç  1 hours back

          Thank you

          • Patrick Reynolds
            Patrick Reynolds  1 hours back

            TIL ants are super racist.

            • Topy
              Topy  2 hours back

              This video about ANTS was so epic. I liked it so much I watched it till the very last second to extend watchtime

              • Overlord Naitzxu
                Overlord Naitzxu  3 hours back


                This is the ant that didn't show up when they said "be there or be square."

                • T Pranith Reddy
                  T Pranith Reddy  3 hours back

                  That is called TEAM WORK

                  • ARX
                    ARX  3 hours back

                    Да это жёстко)

                    • 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  6 hours back

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

                        • Pavan Rampersad
                          Pavan Rampersad  6 hours back

                          Antvengers, assemble!

                        • Won 119
                          Won 119  6 hours back

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

                          • Iceloki
                            Iceloki  37 minutes back

                            It means "short review"

                        • Jess Evangelista
                          Jess Evangelista  6 hours back

                          When will the next video about ants

                          • You Neck Gerrard
                            You Neck Gerrard  7 hours back

                            Are they kissing? hahahaa

                            • 弐管理人
                              弐管理人  7 hours back


                              • Garmagic2yFhenrakh9
                                Garmagic2yFhenrakh9  7 hours back

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

                                • Teacup
                                  Teacup  8 hours back

                                  And yet us humans squish them with ease

                                  • Taki gacha
                                    Taki gacha  8 hours back

                                    Merci pour les sous-titre en Français.

                                    • Corbin DeVries
                                      Corbin DeVries  10 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  10 hours back

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

                                        • stylefieber
                                          stylefieber  10 hours back

                                          Wow, what a great video. Thank you!

                                          • Juan Lucas
                                            Juan Lucas  13 hours back

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

                                            • Juan Lucas
                                              Juan Lucas  13 hours back

                                              LINEPITHEMA HUMILE! 😋

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                                                • Adam S
                                                  Adam S  14 hours back

                                                  Awesome video. Thank you!

                                                  • Dhiraj Layo Magar
                                                    Dhiraj Layo Magar  15 hours back

                                                    Came from jaby koay channel

                                                    • Ezrah Chase
                                                      Ezrah Chase  15 hours back

                                                      Interesting video!

                                                      • Melons
                                                        Melons  15 hours back

                                                        give more please

                                                        • Clorox Bleach
                                                          Clorox Bleach  18 hours back

                                                          Waiting for the next 1 keep it up bro💯💯

                                                          • Trashley
                                                            Trashley  18 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  19 hours back

                                                              RIP ANTS WHO DIE ON THE WRATH OF THE ARMY ANT

                                                              • Dan GleeSack
                                                                Dan GleeSack  20 hours back

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

                                                                • Chysko
                                                                  Chysko  20 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  20 hours back

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

                                                                    • Pedro Palma
                                                                      Pedro Palma  20 hours back

                                                                      Then you cant enter a colony because of a big head

                                                                      *Now that’s an Avengers level treat*

                                                                      • Arya Vart
                                                                        Arya Vart  21 hours back

                                                                        Until a human steps on them and restarts the whole cyclw

                                                                        • Asosa papa
                                                                          Asosa papa  21 hours back

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

                                                                          • OJI Sharma
                                                                            OJI Sharma  22 hours back

                                                                            When will you be releasing your new video

                                                                            • Zeynep Ozturk
                                                                              Zeynep Ozturk  22 hours back

                                                                              could u do a video about “white holes”?

                                                                              • Vlad the Impaler
                                                                                Vlad the Impaler  23 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  23 hours back

                                                                                  And they say war was made by humans


                                                                                  • Yetek
                                                                                    Yetek  1 days back

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

                                                                                    • The Destroyer 007
                                                                                      The Destroyer 007  1 days back

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

                                                                                    • Sameer FoxBoy
                                                                                      Sameer FoxBoy  1 days back

                                                                                      What about Esports

                                                                                      • Ants Jazz PH
                                                                                        Ants Jazz PH  1 days back

                                                                                        Any ant keepers here? 🙂✌️

                                                                                        • Bumbo TGC
                                                                                          Bumbo TGC  1 days back

                                                                                          Can I get a bird I can’t have patron

                                                                                          If I did I’d be your patron