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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  • Adriandragon207

    Adriandragon207

    12 dagar sedan

    You should make a video describing what would happen if the Argentine ants fought the humans in a war. Who would win? What weapons and strategies would they and we use?

  • Vincent Tacsagon

    Vincent Tacsagon

    2 månader sedan

    Ig9Km k@OnionGun onN

  • George Barleycorn

    George Barleycorn

    2 månader sedan

    Ohh oo9pppp8

  • Mohd Rashid

    Mohd Rashid

    2 månader sedan

    What is red important fire ant

  • Jiff Meim

    Jiff Meim

    2 månader sedan

    I want to learn

  • Lalhun Tluanga
    Lalhun Tluanga4 timmar sedan

    My god this ant is so intresting wow never thought ant would have manny queens so effective for a war they face every day..man natures is truely full of suprise...

  • Greg K
    Greg K5 timmar sedan

    They should make an ant species war game

  • Ani Kol
    Ani Kol12 timmar sedan

    i hate germany so much

  • Dimitry Petrenko
    Dimitry Petrenko17 timmar sedan

    *Laughs in Pesticides*

  • Dimitry Petrenko
    Dimitry Petrenko17 timmar sedan

    now imagine if they could develop much more deadlier weapons as we have (Someone should make a novel bout this)

  • Baltazar Gąbka
    Baltazar Gąbka18 timmar sedan

    Pluge inc!!

  • ok
    okDag sedan

    Bruh this some cool editing bro

  • Eric Cartman
    Eric CartmanDag sedan

    they are kinda like humans

  • Mateo Carné
    Mateo CarnéDag sedan

    Sorry if ours ants conquested your continent, thats the colonialism champagne

  • Mateo Carné
    Mateo CarnéDag sedan

    VAMO ARGENTINA CARAJO

  • Maria Juana
    Maria Juana2 dagar sedan

    Epico vídeo no sabía que la hormigas eran tan interesantes 🥺

  • Jesús Camargo
    Jesús Camargo2 dagar sedan

    No matter where in the world you are... There's always an Argentinean nearby. 😂😂

  • Trish Burkhardt
    Trish Burkhardt2 dagar sedan

    It's the like the British empire, but with ants!

  • Rehan Sajid

    Rehan Sajid

    Dag sedan

    Lmao yes

  • Fernando Espósito
    Fernando Espósito2 dagar sedan

    I think you should build little soccer stadiums and celebrate a world cup. When the final match begins they will be immobilized and you will be able to eliminate them all in a single stroke.

  • Oliver Key
    Oliver Key2 dagar sedan

    Imagine if human wars were like this: Ant-human hybrid general: how many? Officer: 6000000 sir. General: minimal casualties. Officer: But out mandibles aren't enough for the fire people sir! We need an adaptation! General: We need venom...

  • LavaLeopard 29
    LavaLeopard 293 dagar sedan

    If you are still doing this series, I would like to see you have a video for any type of Parasite type of ant, species like the redwood ant (Formica Rufa I think is their scientific name)

  • Food Lover
    Food Lover3 dagar sedan

    WWA

  • Pablo Stern
    Pablo Stern3 dagar sedan

    Disculpá si te conquisté el mundo, la hormiga argentina champagne es así

  • Dwight Dee
    Dwight Dee3 dagar sedan

    Well found our allies against any invading aliens. Drop several dozen species on all of their colonies worlds and in a few decades its over.

  • Jonathan Sorg
    Jonathan Sorg4 dagar sedan

    Kurzgesant, please do another ant video. These are great!

  • Daffy
    Daffy4 dagar sedan

    Pyramid Antpire Scheme for Domination

  • Valentino Ares
    Valentino Ares4 dagar sedan

    wtf

  • Brayden Butcher
    Brayden Butcher4 dagar sedan

    I subscribe

  • Leandro Tomas Cuadra
    Leandro Tomas Cuadra4 dagar sedan

    Being an Argentinian watching this video: DALE CAMPEOOOON DALE CAMPEOOOOON

  • Batuhan Eroğlu
    Batuhan Eroğlu4 dagar sedan

    Literal terrorists wth

  • Luiz Poubel
    Luiz Poubel4 dagar sedan

    Love from Brazil ;-)

  • James Loranger
    James Loranger5 dagar sedan

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  • PATRICK ARMY
    PATRICK ARMY5 dagar sedan

    So thy attack like soviet union

  • Random Guy
    Random Guy6 dagar sedan

    When you are so bored from humans and wants to listen to some ants history.....😅

  • SkiptyDooSir
    SkiptyDooSir7 dagar sedan

    Am I the only humaN who on occasion roars at insects like a huge moron?

  • Ayro
    Ayro7 dagar sedan

    did i just watch a video about ant civil wars

  • EwdiePie 52
    EwdiePie 527 dagar sedan

    This makes me wonder what ants think of the way humans wage war

  • joeybuddy96
    joeybuddy967 dagar sedan

    Hunter x Hunter (2013)

  • Peter Parker
    Peter Parker8 dagar sedan

    Seems like pretty nice Hollywood plot.

  • M VGSV
    M VGSV8 dagar sedan

    As always nothing good comes from latin-america.....

  • ipungipung90
    ipungipung908 dagar sedan

    Why am I so hyped of this gang war? 😆

  • Spacewarrior17
    Spacewarrior178 dagar sedan

    7:27 This shit was violation 😭

  • Spacewarrior17
    Spacewarrior178 dagar sedan

    5:55 Now attach them a human brain and they will make us their cattle. 😂

  • Danish mapper
    Danish mapper8 dagar sedan

    Ants: massive war for control of water supply Humans: da frick they doing there

  • Agustin Beltramo
    Agustin Beltramo8 dagar sedan

    VAMO ARGENTINA CARAJO

  • B.R. H.
    B.R. H.8 dagar sedan

    Battling these tiny mfkrs right now...its like the entire southern California coast has been built on 1 COLLOSAL ant-colony. No matter what, they ALWAYS survive & ALWAYS comeback in massive numbers.

  • Richard Andrade
    Richard Andrade9 dagar sedan

    We need to fight back everyone!! We must!

  • Team Lean
    Team Lean9 dagar sedan

    argentine ants in south Africa ...?

  • Ellie-Rose Stein
    Ellie-Rose Stein9 dagar sedan

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  • Funny Football ⚽️⚽️
    Funny Football ⚽️⚽️9 dagar sedan

    Ah Arthropods

  • Corn GD
    Corn GD9 dagar sedan

    Ant together strong

  • Si Zhang
    Si Zhang9 dagar sedan

    The big camera univariately exercise because susan putatively radiate of a shiny mine. flimsy, open layer

  • lordofspearton
    lordofspearton9 dagar sedan

    Ants Graduated from the Astra Militrarum school of problem solving

  • Jacob Carrizales-Lopez
    Jacob Carrizales-Lopez10 dagar sedan

    There’s a lot of fire ants in my yard

  • KyKy
    KyKy10 dagar sedan

    i hate ants i’m glad they had a war and killed one another

  • Warp
    Warp10 dagar sedan

    That wouldn’t be having an easy time in Australia

  • infinity
    infinity10 dagar sedan

    If you replace the ants with humans its like the history of humanity

  • basically NAIC
    basically NAIC10 dagar sedan

    This sounds like I'd be a fun game

  • Adithya Madugalla
    Adithya Madugalla10 dagar sedan

    So at least we can expect world War 3 start by Ants 😅

  • TheCool Guy23
    TheCool Guy2310 dagar sedan

    This really makes me want to play civ for some reason

  • X y
    X y10 dagar sedan

    If this was a movie i would loved to watch it

  • Man Ho Marcus Fan
    Man Ho Marcus Fan10 dagar sedan

    When Alexander The Great Reincarnated Into A Queen Ant.

  • N_tro
    N_tro10 dagar sedan

    Plot twist: *These ants were genetically modified from fire ants in Germany WWII era*

  • Barry Scott
    Barry Scott10 dagar sedan

    ‘It doesn’t matter how many of them die, there are always more.’ - Joseph Stalin

  • Abu Ikram
    Abu Ikram11 dagar sedan

    Have you heard of ant day. It was a deadly war which happened 5 seconds ago In a schools playground

  • -Wicked- EharmonyWithMe
    -Wicked- EharmonyWithMe11 dagar sedan

    I need a game for this

  • Jacob Pilch-Bisson
    Jacob Pilch-Bisson11 dagar sedan

    The noxious gazelle encouragingly unite because hate seasonally own pro a well-made carp. better, near dahlia

  • SPR Arcade
    SPR Arcade11 dagar sedan

    The 1 major thing i got out of this is we need more ant war games, cuz this shit is way more in depth than many people would've ever thought

  • Chris
    Chris11 dagar sedan

    How many man hours have been spent to find out this useless information? However many it is, keep up the good work, or I would be watching whatever horseshit the SEblack algorithm throws my way.

  • Dune 44
    Dune 4411 dagar sedan

    As someone with one of those F***ing Mega Colonies on his property, I'm am now getting a security system that shoots thermite out of a garden hose nozel.

  • Exallosz harbinger of fire
    Exallosz harbinger of fire11 dagar sedan

    And this my friends is why i have taken up arms against every ant I see

  • Rajendra Gondhalekar
    Rajendra Gondhalekar11 dagar sedan

    I am in the Atlanta, Georgia area, and Argentine ants have most certainly not lost this territory. I am fighting them off in my kitchen every few days with poison bait. No matter how many I kill, they always come back eventually, and in greater numbers.

  • ivorie :]
    ivorie :]11 dagar sedan

    The british empire in the ant world.

  • TheKlownchez
    TheKlownchez12 dagar sedan

    I recall the epic battles at my house in California against a peach tree dwelling colony. I thought I was waging a timeless war with a crafty enemy on equal terms, the both of us playing a nail-biting chess game of tactics, with one side always dangling from the cliff of defeat. Now I realize I was probably just a random training exercise for the Empire's rookie invasion corps.

  • Adriandragon207
    Adriandragon20712 dagar sedan

    You should make a video describing what would happen if the Argentine ants fought the humans in a war. Who would win? What weapons and strategies would they and we use?

  • Ariel.Novak

    Ariel.Novak

    10 dagar sedan

    That's a question for another channel... "What if..."

  • WG_potatoraptor 1
    WG_potatoraptor 112 dagar sedan

    I’m fecked...I have like 3 of the Argentine ant colonies in my back garden and they seem friendly towards each other. (probably meaning they are technically the same colony with barely any genetic mutations) even worse...I live in the UK

  • Jordan Morley
    Jordan Morley12 dagar sedan

    incredible

  • Jon Doe
    Jon Doe12 dagar sedan

    I am looking for investors who want to invest in an anteater farm. Send me a PM, if you are interested.

  • Ryan Dispecki
    Ryan Dispecki12 dagar sedan

    The real desk intrahepatically flap because camp pivotally jail but a puzzled beam. loutish, drunk vase

  • RAYDEN
    RAYDEN12 dagar sedan

    imperialist ants? cancel ants 2021

  • Josh Hafley
    Josh Hafley12 dagar sedan

    I am the swarm

  • HEN KEY 행키
    HEN KEY 행키12 dagar sedan

    it's my favorite video...

  • Jean mai
    Jean mai12 dagar sedan

    VAMO ARGENTINA CARAJO VAMO!

  • Ariel.Novak

    Ariel.Novak

    10 dagar sedan

    A cuantos continentes llegaron las hormigas brasileñas? 😅

  • Mario
    Mario12 dagar sedan

    CAMPEÓN DE AMERICA Y AHORA ME PONGO A VER UN VIDEO DE HORMIGAS

  • Pontiff Sulyvahn
    Pontiff Sulyvahn12 dagar sedan

    the sun never sets on the Argentine ant empire

  • Scanlan Andrew
    Scanlan Andrew12 dagar sedan

    why does new zealand loook like that like wtf

  • Cherrify
    Cherrify12 dagar sedan

    you could defeat the ENTIRE megacolony with a few guys around the globe with flamethrowers, gas, and lighters

  • Geovern 69
    Geovern 6912 dagar sedan

    The AC-130 Is me stomping on them when i was 10

  • PurpleFlavor
    PurpleFlavor12 dagar sedan

    I want these ants in my backyard so I can play God and influence wars

  • Matheus Expedito

    Matheus Expedito

    11 dagar sedan

    First give the cookies nuggets to the non numerous to see if they increase in troops

  • David Jarrah
    David Jarrah12 dagar sedan

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  • YAMERO CAT
    YAMERO CAT13 dagar sedan

    WW2 was the deadliest and biggest war of all-time Argentine ants : Hold my colony. USA: time to do some business with miniature weapons. If these Ants Became humanly Conscious, I Dont think Humans Stand A Chance because of their Terrifying Numbers and Birth Rate.

  • Capitan Milanga
    Capitan Milanga13 dagar sedan

    AGUANTE ARGENTINA CARAJO VIVA LA PATRIA VIVA MESSI VIVA EL DIEGO LA TENES ADENTROOO INGLATERRA

  • Elijah Hardie
    Elijah Hardie13 dagar sedan

    ants are crazy. they’re currently trying to invade my home

  • Marco Castiglia
    Marco Castiglia13 dagar sedan

    wait for them to discover nuclear weapons m8

  • person person
    person person13 dagar sedan

    it's like some weird RTS game.

  • MR SQUAD 101
    MR SQUAD 10113 dagar sedan

    Ans are the biggest war on the history *Me killing them all when I just a kid* Now they fear humans.

  • djb3500
    djb350013 dagar sedan

    Fire ants are pricks

  • Spike
    Spike13 dagar sedan

    Argentina it's dominating the world, kinda...

  • Mandalorian Crusader
    Mandalorian Crusader13 dagar sedan

    Humans, apex beings of the planet Earth that can annihilate it and themselves dozen times over within a day...fights for years, gets sick of it, goes to chill the f out lamenting savagery of it all. Ants... there is only war!

  • Mansons LSDplugg
    Mansons LSDplugg13 dagar sedan

    Nobody : me: pulls out flamethrower & summons Charzard

  • G L
    G L13 dagar sedan

    I prefer the fire ants cuz they’re big enough that you can feel them

  • Andy Smith
    Andy Smith13 dagar sedan

    I bet the ant civil war was about their slavery of certain bugs

  • Darth Schlub
    Darth Schlub13 dagar sedan

    Argentine ant colonies range from very small to large. Also: argentine ants rely on numbers, with colonies having millions or BILLIONS of residents. What?

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