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  3 hours back

      I want a video on light pollution!

    • Pierre Jonquères
      Pierre Jonquères  6 hours back

      Will you comment a link to the next video here ?

    • lopassociate
      lopassociate  21 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

  • Topy
    Topy  31 minutes 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  1 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  1 hours back

        That is called TEAM WORK

        • ARX
          ARX  2 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  4 hours back

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

              • Pavan Rampersad
                Pavan Rampersad  4 hours back

                Antvengers, assemble!

              • Won 119
                Won 119  4 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  5 hours back

                  When will the next video about ants

                  • You Neck Gerrard
                    You Neck Gerrard  5 hours back

                    Are they kissing? hahahaa

                    • 弐管理人
                      弐管理人  6 hours back


                      • Garmagic2yFhenrakh9
                        Garmagic2yFhenrakh9  6 hours back

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

                        • Teacup
                          Teacup  6 hours back

                          And yet us humans squish them with ease

                          • Taki gacha
                            Taki gacha  7 hours back

                            Merci pour les sous-titre en Français.

                            • Corbin DeVries
                              Corbin DeVries  8 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  8 hours back

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

                                • stylefieber
                                  stylefieber  9 hours back

                                  Wow, what a great video. Thank you!

                                  • Juan Lucas
                                    Juan Lucas  11 hours back

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

                                    • Juan Lucas
                                      Juan Lucas  11 hours back

                                      LINEPITHEMA HUMILE! 😋

                                      • ビッグバンバッグビン


                                        • Adam S
                                          Adam S  13 hours back

                                          Awesome video. Thank you!

                                          • Dhiraj Layo Magar
                                            Dhiraj Layo Magar  13 hours back

                                            Came from jaby koay channel

                                            • Ezrah Chase
                                              Ezrah Chase  14 hours back

                                              Interesting video!

                                              • Melons
                                                Melons  14 hours back

                                                give more please

                                                • Clorox Bleach
                                                  Clorox Bleach  16 hours back

                                                  Waiting for the next 1 keep it up bro💯💯

                                                  • Trashley
                                                    Trashley  17 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  18 hours back

                                                      RIP ANTS WHO DIE ON THE WRATH OF THE ARMY ANT

                                                      • Dan GleeSack
                                                        Dan GleeSack  18 hours back

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

                                                        • Chysko
                                                          Chysko  18 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  18 hours back

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

                                                            • Pedro Palma
                                                              Pedro Palma  19 hours back

                                                              Then you cant enter a colony because of a big head

                                                              *Now that’s an Avengers level treat*

                                                              • Arya Vart
                                                                Arya Vart  19 hours back

                                                                Until a human steps on them and restarts the whole cyclw

                                                                • Asosa papa
                                                                  Asosa papa  20 hours back

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

                                                                  • OJI Sharma
                                                                    OJI Sharma  20 hours back

                                                                    When will you be releasing your new video

                                                                    • Zeynep Ozturk
                                                                      Zeynep Ozturk  21 hours back

                                                                      could u do a video about “white holes”?

                                                                      • Vlad the Impaler
                                                                        Vlad the Impaler  21 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  22 hours back

                                                                          And they say war was made by humans


                                                                          • Yetek
                                                                            Yetek  23 hours back

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

                                                                            • The Destroyer 007
                                                                              The Destroyer 007  24 hours back

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

                                                                            • Sameer FoxBoy
                                                                              Sameer FoxBoy  24 hours 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

                                                                                  • Sleazy
                                                                                    Sleazy  1 days back

                                                                                    That explains why Shino Aburame is so strong !

                                                                                    • Weiting Yeh
                                                                                      Weiting Yeh  1 days back

                                                                                      That’s hodor ant

                                                                                      • Joshua Vrooman
                                                                                        Joshua Vrooman  1 days back

                                                                                        "... penetrate deep"

                                                                                        • Rainbow the Dragon Cat

                                                                                          Army ant: Let's attack this colony.

                                                                                          • Azri Merzuki
                                                                                            Azri Merzuki  1 days back

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