The Billion Ant Mega Colony and the Biggest War on Earth

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In nearly every corner of the Earth, ants wage war against each other. Their weapons are what nature gave them. Some have strong armour, deadly stingers or sharp mandibles. And then there is this tiny, and not very impressive ant. But it rules the biggest empire any ant has ever built. A colony spanning continents and fighting wars that leave millions of casualties. Let’s take a look at this unlikely warrioress: Linepithema humile, the Argentine ant.
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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Måned siden

    Thanks to Curiosity Stream for supporting us in making this video. Go to curiositystream.com/kurzgesagt for a free 31-day-trial.

    • tio bili

      tio bili

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      Seems familliar?(^^)

    • ManuGamer170 TGS

      ManuGamer170 TGS

      3 dager siden

      Italian subtitles?

    • LEGASAGU

      LEGASAGU

      5 dager siden

      @Tal'dar1m Tienen subtitulos, sólo ajustalo en el menú del video :3

    • Tal'dar1m

      Tal'dar1m

      5 dager siden

      hello, could you please add subtitles? I don't know English very well, please(

  2. Real messyEstate

    Real messyEstate

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    Where is link to buy flamethrower?, where the godamn link !??

  3. Jimmy Matthews

    Jimmy Matthews

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    I just can’t stop picturing a ton of queen ants sitting around a war table now

  4. lau chengcin

    lau chengcin

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    I thought million ant was kill in Rick and Morty season 3

  5. Edijs Petersons

    Edijs Petersons

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    What if they take over the world

  6. cicvixx cicvixx

    cicvixx cicvixx

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    What if every single ant like all species tried to end the human race.

  7. Triple A Cuber

    Triple A Cuber

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    Love these ant war videos

  8. Sir Molli

    Sir Molli

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    Still waiting for the Spanish subtitles

  9. Chef Boyardee

    Chef Boyardee

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    great,thanks for making me squirmy in bed

  10. richard suggs

    richard suggs

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    Now we just need to kill the fire ants.

  11. Primuze

    Primuze

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    *This is how will World War 3 starts*

  12. Jonathan Perez

    Jonathan Perez

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    Let’s hope that these ants don’t get ahold of our nuclear weapons 🐜 ☢️

  13. Justin Irvin

    Justin Irvin

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    2-3 millimeters aint nothin to laugh at 😔

  14. Alexander [CHALLY]

    Alexander [CHALLY]

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    1:20 my quality died

  15. Jose Jose

    Jose Jose

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    Bout to hit 10 mil blo Good for you

  16. Carol Kam

    Carol Kam

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    Hunter X Hunter anyone? XD

  17. Francisco Pavez Correa

    Francisco Pavez Correa

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    When will the subtitles be in Spanish?

  18. Midnight Crystalwolf

    Midnight Crystalwolf

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    WAIT, WAIT, WAIT.... WHY AM I WATCHING ANTS GO TO WAR? WHAT AM I DOING WITH MY LIFE????

  19. Soniel Soni

    Soniel Soni

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    Argentinian ants : *exist* fire ants : i'm about to end this man's whole career.

  20. SputnikDucknik

    SputnikDucknik

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    Please do NOT stop making ant videos. Glad to hear a part 3 is in the works! Can't wait!

  21. Masterpug55 axb

    Masterpug55 axb

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    Then everything changed when the fire ant nation attacked

  22. asgloki

    asgloki

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    fantastic video

  23. dragon huntery

    dragon huntery

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    4:10 wow Philippines is lucky

  24. James Sarantidis

    James Sarantidis

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    War... war never changes...

  25. Dread_Lxcin

    Dread_Lxcin

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    It’s like WWII but with ants XD

  26. Antulous

    Antulous

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    These ants might me british They colonised alot Sad the red fire ants blitzkrieged their colony

  27. coolchrisable

    coolchrisable

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    *calls the army and fire ants* yes they are right there

  28. wheybig297

    wheybig297

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    How do you tally ant deaths?

  29. M. Know

    M. Know

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    Fucking Nazis

  30. oto siradze

    oto siradze

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    Hans!!! Get the flamethrower!!!

  31. Kaleb Bruwer

    Kaleb Bruwer

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    1:24 RIP this video, killed by compression

  32. Kit Kat

    Kit Kat

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    Ants: no one can stop us! Humans: hold my nukes

  33. SANTIAGO RIVERA

    SANTIAGO RIVERA

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    Anyone find it intriguing how kurzgesagt know all this?

  34. Zeo Dirk

    Zeo Dirk

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    Can we have more ant videos. These are some of the most interesting videos on this channel imo

  35. Stephen B

    Stephen B

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    "Do you want ants?! Because that's how you get ants !" Cyril!!!

  36. Jayden M.

    Jayden M.

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    can you please do a vid about termites

  37. Kiki Pavlidou

    Kiki Pavlidou

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    Sorry aber glp ist eben beste youtube deswegen gebe ich dir bei dem einfach mal ******* sorry you are super🙏😂

  38. SrmthfgRockLee

    SrmthfgRockLee

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    wish I had popcorn instead of human sandwich+cheese

  39. Nick Lewis

    Nick Lewis

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    Ants are so cool

  40. xSp3ktr0

    xSp3ktr0

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    Folks, what about the subtitles? :/ portuguese and others....

  41. Sothysen Tuy Hor

    Sothysen Tuy Hor

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    Seems like a yellow turban rebellion version of the ants (also is there going to be part 3?)

  42. 강아무개

    강아무개

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    Where's the subtitles?

  43. Tianen Jiao

    Tianen Jiao

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    also if you like ants watch antcanada

  44. Tianen Jiao

    Tianen Jiao

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    I have some ants as my pet

  45. Axel

    Axel

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    Ants: *Eats half Australia*

  46. Кот Жке2

    Кот Жке2

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    please do Russian subtitles

  47. PedroChiossi-_-

    PedroChiossi-_-

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    Não tira as legendas,queria assistir em pt br

  48. selforganisation

    selforganisation

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    The difference between how ants and humans battle is that people use tools. While ants of opposing colonies directly contact and sting or dismember each other, humans use weapons ranging from contact ones like melee weapons, to distance ones like guns, to even more distance like rockets and drones, ending with weapons of mass destruction like nuclear missiles. So human war is much more traumatic, more efficient at destroying opposition. And I think that's part of why people in recent history tended to favor cooperation, because the alternative is to wipe ourselves out of the planet.

  49. Rafaelgian Lopez

    Rafaelgian Lopez

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    Why does it feels like i'm having WW2 history flashbacks?

  50. xImagine

    xImagine

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    why am i watching videos about ants at 4 in the morning

  51. Colobrinus With a side of cube

    Colobrinus With a side of cube

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    “Fire ants have been imported” Yessss “But they can also form supercolonies” Shiiiiit.

  52. Complex KidPa

    Complex KidPa

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    translate to portuguese pls! I love u

  53. Adam Gonsalez

    Adam Gonsalez

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    This is better history lesson than the human history

  54. Pablo Abad

    Pablo Abad

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    Cuantas hormigas tenes? envidioso

  55. Lythunder

    Lythunder

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    "More... I need more!" Argentine Smith.

  56. Emre Doğan

    Emre Doğan

    Dag siden

    Neden altyazı eklenmiyor. Yalnız Türkçe değil hiç bir dil yok neden?

  57. Kali Kali

    Kali Kali

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    Polish subitles?

  58. oof BANZAİ

    oof BANZAİ

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    RED ANTRY

  59. www.com.au

    www.com.au

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    Holy shit this would make a cool RTS game

  60. madras65

    madras65

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    Argentine Ant : we rule the world!! Humans : Am I a joke to you?

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