The World War of the Ants – The Army Ant

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  • Published on:  Sunday, August 11, 2019
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  • Jammy
    Jammy  7 days ago +2375

    Ants are violent because of video games

  • Dylan Ung
    Dylan Ung  5 days ago +2363

    Army ants: Attacks
    Square head ants: Yeah, this is big brain time

  • Shmacked Muffins
    Shmacked Muffins  5 days ago +952

    I want a “Total War: Ants” game now.

  • Sarah Williams
    Sarah Williams  5 days ago +214

    My diet consists of the babies of my enemies.

  • Crusty Steel
    Crusty Steel  5 days ago +399

    Army Ant: We attack this colony!
    Army Ant 2: Why this colony?
    Army Ant: We have more numbers than them

  • Joep
    Joep  7 days ago +3752

    "Sir we're under attack, what do we do?"
    "I don't know Jefferson, put that big head of yours to use"
    "... you genius"


    Other insects: *EXIST*
    i'm about to Ant this man's whole career

  • CellDoCho Ethan
    CellDoCho Ethan  5 days ago +314

    Friendly ant: we’re so lucky to be living in harmony
    Army ant: hippity hoppity you’re now my property

  • Rollinghypogrif240
    Rollinghypogrif240  5 days ago +105

    Where is the memorial for this brave ants I need to pay my respects

  • Team ADHD Gaming
    Team ADHD Gaming  5 days ago +394

    All ants lived togather in harmony but everything changed when the fire ants attacked....

  • robizzlor
    robizzlor  7 days ago +2133

    PETA: "Only humans make war. Animals are so much better"
    Ants: "Hold our leaves"

  • DearestMinty & Subara Chan

    "Some groups just don't get along" - Kurzgesagt
    Me and social events

  • Charlie Maloney
    Charlie Maloney  4 days ago +129

    Army ants: sees leaf cutter colony
    Leaf cutter soldier: why do I hear boss music?

  • Henry Chester
    Henry Chester  5 days ago +132

    Fun fact, Every ant Queen has a portrait of Karl Marx on her bedroom wall.

  • N1NJA CHR15
    N1NJA CHR15  4 days ago +45

    World war of the ants....

  • Évariste Galois
    Évariste Galois  7 days ago +2286

    Ants are so violent because they play video games

  • Blue Shadow Gaming
    Blue Shadow Gaming  5 days ago +241

    Humans: Bug Spray

  • O'SSÉIN - Master Your Mind With Me

    What do you call an ant that is good with bookkeeping?

  • Darkfox Mccloude
    Darkfox Mccloude  5 days ago +19

    "They shall be my finest warriors, these ants who give themselves to me. Like clay I shall mould them and in the furnace of war forge them. They will be of iron will and steely muscle. In great armour shall I clad them and with the mightiest claws will they be armed. They will be untouched by plague or disease, no sickness will blight them. They will have tactics and strategies such that no foe can best them in battle. They are my bulwark against the Terror. They are the Defenders of the hive. They are my Army Ants and they shall know no fear."
    --The Queen Ant
    Anthammer 40M: In the grim darkness of the forest soil, there is only war! ^^