The World War of the Ants – The Army Ant

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  • Published on:  Sunday, August 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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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell  4 months ago +6964

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  • Melted Nipples
    Melted Nipples  5 hours ago

    In the grim darkness of the colonies, there is only war

  • Giovanni
    Giovanni  11 hours ago

    Kurzgesagt: The diet of the army ant species Nomamyrmex esenbekii consists mostly of the larvae of other ants.
    Me: So, bascically they are paedophiles of the Ant world. No wonder why ant species go crazy when the spot them

  • CopperyMarrow15
    CopperyMarrow15  12 hours ago

    army ant: exist
    squarehead ant: "I'm about to end this man's whole career."

  • Khaleesi No
    Khaleesi No  19 hours ago

    Army Ants: exists
    Pheidole Obtusospinosa: (👁️👄👁️)

  • Kamier Kalif Taher

    Me: ahh what beautiful grass
    Ants: NO MERCY!!!!

  • Jan Sommer
    Jan Sommer  yesterday

    Next up: why ants might make a nuclear bomb

  • Ahmed Ali
    Ahmed Ali  yesterday

    Ants 'attacking"

    Other ant warkers: WE NEED TO BUILD A WALL

  • Prodigy-Ideology
    Prodigy-Ideology  2 days ago

    I can see this as a movie or is it just me

  • Shaviah Ferguson
    Shaviah Ferguson  2 days ago

    They aren’t animals

  • Shortsy Stories
    Shortsy Stories  2 days ago

    Math doesn't check out, only way if ants are 20% of all biomass is if humans are an even larger part, which would mean all the rest of life(no plants) combined make up 50-60% of all biomass. Don't think so. Also couldn't find confirmation of the number in the sources of the sources provided in the description. Odd!

  • xyber6
    xyber6  2 days ago

    Regardless of who wins the war... Khorne cares not where the blood flows.

  • StefanoEMP
    StefanoEMP  2 days ago

    Am I the only one thinking that an ant war game would be awesome?

  • Jakov Krezo
    Jakov Krezo  3 days ago

    Antpoleon

  • BagelSecelle
    BagelSecelle  3 days ago

    Why my history teacher only thought me about battles of world war 1 and 2 and now the great ant war?

  • Tchit87
    Tchit87  3 days ago

    3:57 talk aboout a blockhead

  • F.B.I
    F.B.I  3 days ago

    Ants: I will make ww2 look like a tea party.

  • NOODLES ARE NEEDLES

    Thank you, for helping my biology project!

  • GamingWithMatt
    GamingWithMatt  5 days ago +1

    So that means WW2 was actually the third world war

  • Till K.
    Till K.  6 days ago

    Is this actually Happening? 🤔