Ant Superhighway

A giant ant colony pumped full of cement,and then excavated reveals one of Mother Natures marvellous wonders.

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+21 1. captin_corpse commented 11 years ago

that is freaking crazy! those ants know what they are doing! its amazing how all of them have the brain the size of a pinhead yet they know that they are making their home.
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+23 2. sentinel commented 11 years ago

So...they just killed millions of ants to get that shot?
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0 3. cannnobaL commented 11 years ago

I don't think it's possible that they destroyed the colony.
Either they moved it, or it was abandoned by ants themselves.
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+8 4. Sjattuh commented 11 years ago

See how far you can get with a little cooperation..

We're 6billion souls on the world. Imagine we'd all have the capacity of cooperating like these tiny ants have.

Or imagine when 1 day ants grow out the size of dogs. Then we're screwed...
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+5 5. mothali commented 11 years ago

collectively all their brains would have the mass of a human brain.......
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+12 6. BaronKite commented 11 years ago

@ #(removed comment) Cos you write some stupid shit... :D
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+1 7. Cargoon commented 11 years ago

Ants all listen to one Queen Ant. That's Communism. We tried that and it didn't work.
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+1 8. Noobeater commented 11 years ago

Thats fucking amazing!

And Cargoon, That is not communism. Its called Hivemind. Communism is when some crazy greedy fucks convinces people that they are participating in a socialistic society but in reality they are getting ripped off and fucked over by capitalism.
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-11 9. NicknamePending commented 11 years ago

Maybe the comments keep disappearing becuzz you call these people gay as that were a bad thing?
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+8 10. Wildsnake commented 11 years ago

Actually, they don't listen to the qeen ant, the so called qeen is an ant just like all the others, that is doing her part. She is actually the "ovaries" of the colony, not the designer, or brain of it. 8-)
Think of the ants like cells in a body, and the colony as the organism. And just like cells, ants don't need complex brains to figure out what they have to do, they evolved with the isntinct to do it.
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+2 11. havz0r commented 11 years ago

oh no #2, think of the horror!
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0 12. 95731 commented 11 years ago

wow
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-3 13. DarkiKun commented 11 years ago

that so amazing, it surely will get me thinking twice before killing an ant again ... im speechless ...
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0 15. millbrookman commented 11 years ago

Creepy crawley kewl :)
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-5 16. Daybreak commented 11 years ago

#2 who cares, they're friggin ants.
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+2 17. zf1 commented 11 years ago

ive seen documentaries where they used rubber instead of cement so that the structure can be moved to another location
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+6 18. SanOKanonG commented 11 years ago

i call it an Empire....

that shit is HUGE.....
:O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O
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0 19. JonnyC commented 11 years ago

That's epic. They should build one of those for humans. And put cinemas and kfcs and stuff in it :)
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0 20. Zoooidberg commented 11 years ago

#6 don’t thing so... I wrote something about that it looks like a castle, and that I was told to never destroy a ant-hill and that these gays were not told the same.
Why would that massage be erased?
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0 21. Mooz commented 11 years ago

8-) This article just came out on the same subject:
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/22356
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+1 22. Zoooidberg commented 11 years ago

Ooooops! My spelling was wrong. There's a little difference in the words "gays" and "guys".
So I rewrite my comment:
#6 don’t thing so... I wrote something about that it looks like a castle, and that I was told to never destroy a ant-hill and that these gUys were not told the same.
Why would that massage be erased? - Maybe because of the gay-word, I guess.
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0 23. Aliquantulus commented 11 years ago

Discussing sexual preferences and religion will get your comment removed (and banned if you keep trying after your first comment is removed). Discuss the video and play nice people.
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+3 24. patriotaus commented 11 years ago

he just explained that it was a typo, and to me it seems bloody obvious. maybe you just like to exercise your power over us
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+1 25. Chingis commented 11 years ago

...Agreed with Patriotus...

...Scared of Aliquantulus..

#Zooidberg i was going to say exactly same thing. "I was told to never destroy a ant-hill and that these gUys were not told the same."

About video. at 2:52 Narrator said " -It IS truly a wonder of the world". I think he should have say " -It WAS truly wonder of the world". Because it destroyed by Dr.Luiz Carlos Forti and his team.. :(
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0 26. Nemphtis commented 11 years ago

That is pretty beautiful, makes you appreciate nature a little more.
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0 27. tastytim commented 11 years ago

gg to ants, better than man!
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0 28. Mitak commented 10 years ago

Darn we dont know our planet and we want to explore others...
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0 29. Usdevildoggmc commented 10 years ago

LOL Am I the only one that notices that poor innocent ant being flushed down the hole @ 0:11 ? ? ? ? of course they killed many of them you think ants just packed up and left? lol Truth is humans don't care about ants, they are too small... we step on them every day without realizing it in case u wanna debate lol
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0 30. lockandload commented 10 years ago

its like a kingdom to them, they should leave nature alone