Do You Hear "Yanny" or "Laurel"? (Can Ants Be Confused, too?)

  • Published: 23 May 2018
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    In this first episode of Ant Bite Wednesday, we discuss whether ants can experience the Yanny-Laurel confusion that humans do, as we delve into the interesting world of ant communication. Ant love forever!

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  • AntsCanada
    AntsCanada   12 months back

    What's up, AC Family? Wow so different uploading in the middle of the week. Even if these videos are short they do take a long time to edit but I wanted to explore whether something like this was a good compromise for 2 videos a week. Do let me know what you guys feel! Though the votes at the time of writing this are 85% for this series, I'm still not sold yet as to whether this shall continue or if it should just be once a month type of thing. I also think those wanting updates on the other colonies and ant keeping tips may find ANT BITE WEDESDAYS appealing. What do you think?

    • Notsure
      Notsure  11 months back

      much fart noise
      very eye rolling

    • Francine Amira Salomon
      Francine Amira Salomon  11 months back

      AntsCanada i love your vids

    • Gsyam Sri
      Gsyam Sri  12 months back

      Yes just do as much as you can, anything from you about ants is good as long as you enjoy doing it! Of course we (I at least but sure other too) want to see OUR ants from OUR family! THANK YOU SOOO MUCH !!!

    • ° ͜ʖ°
      ° ͜ʖ°  12 months back

      Are you Mike Bustos

    • Da Tank Master
      Da Tank Master  12 months back


  • Majed Alajmi
    Majed Alajmi  13 hours back


    • BRENDAN copster
      BRENDAN copster  2 weeks back

      i hear yanny/laurel at the same time

      • Crafty Boy
        Crafty Boy  2 weeks back

        Oh ant bite wensdays ok seems cool
        Me:Pher e mines?

        • Dan GAMING356
          Dan GAMING356  3 weeks back

          i hear yanny

          hey do u have ant for malaysia

          • Dan GAMING356
            Dan GAMING356  3 weeks back


        • Summerbush
          Summerbush  3 weeks back

          ant hurricane

          • Lillian Davis
            Lillian Davis  4 weeks back

            I heard yamy

            • Teresa Abernathy
              Teresa Abernathy  1 months back

              um I hear miammy

              • Kattie Cox
                Kattie Cox  2 months back

                Antscannada love your vids

                • • ATOMS •
                  • ATOMS •  2 months back

                  I hear Laurel

                  • Epic Squid Gaming
                    Epic Squid Gaming  2 months back

                    I hear something strange like yaurel.

                    • W J
                      W J  3 months back

                      Who hears LAUREL???


                      • Andre Leonhardt
                        Andre Leonhardt  3 months back

                        I always hear moral istead of yanny or laurel

                        • Arvile Jan
                          Arvile Jan  3 months back

                          Can we add in this colony of green ants or leaf ants🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜🐜 PLEASE GREEN ANTS😇😇😇😇

                          • The nature Dude
                            The nature Dude  3 months back

                            I hear laurel

                            • roblox 4 life
                              roblox 4 life  4 months back

                              I heard both

                              • Sebby The Hooman Deerman
                                Sebby The Hooman Deerman  4 months back

                                Clearly Laurel +-+

                                • Noor Kurczek
                                  Noor Kurczek  4 months back

                                  I heard yanny

                                  • Patrick Duffy
                                    Patrick Duffy  4 months back


                                    • დემნა დობორჯგინიძეza

                                      Laurel i here laurel

                                      • Azura Sakao
                                        Azura Sakao  4 months back

                                        What the hecc, I heard "Yanny" a few months ago now I hear "Laurel"!!

                                        • Mateusz Ostaszewski
                                          Mateusz Ostaszewski  4 months back

                                          I heard Lauer

                                          • suneeta singh
                                            suneeta singh  4 months back

                                            I heard yanny first and laurel next

                                            • Oh no no
                                              Oh no no  4 months back

                                              i heard Laurel

                                              • Uber Pyro
                                                Uber Pyro  4 months back

                                                i head Yerry

                                                • Madden Parks
                                                  Madden Parks  4 months back

                                                  I heard Larry

                                                  • Boomboomfractal 09
                                                    Boomboomfractal 09  4 months back


                                                    • DJ Golden Foxy
                                                      DJ Golden Foxy  4 months back


                                                      • Warper
                                                        Warper  4 months back

                                                        WTF I heard yanny at first then I played it again and heard laurel

                                                        • bhaumik shah
                                                          bhaumik shah  4 months back

                                                          I hear laurel but my sister hears yanny

                                                          • Sonic Vibration
                                                            Sonic Vibration  4 months back

                                                            I heard laurel first then I herd yanny the second time

                                                            • EliteR34
                                                              EliteR34  4 months back

                                                              i heard both

                                                              • Star Strudel
                                                                Star Strudel  5 months back

                                                                If you hear "Laurel" and you want to hear "Yanny," just squish your ears a bit until they're cup/taco shaped and you'll hear it LOL.

                                                                • Tea King
                                                                  Tea King  5 months back

                                                                  Dude i hear yanny sometimes and laurel sometimes its the audio they change it

                                                                  • Cheryl Lingenfelter
                                                                    Cheryl Lingenfelter  5 months back

                                                                    I heard both

                                                                    • Jouseph Rivera
                                                                      Jouseph Rivera  5 months back


                                                                      • lowlowlow ok
                                                                        lowlowlow ok  5 months back


                                                                        • Dislok Derninyafur
                                                                          Dislok Derninyafur  5 months back

                                                                          i hear both.

                                                                          • Spare Bricks
                                                                            Spare Bricks  5 months back

                                                                            I used to hear yanny now I hear laurul

                                                                            • lugerry
                                                                              lugerry  5 months back

                                                                              I hear yanny but if you change the volume or something I hear laurel

                                                                              • The Eurypterid
                                                                                The Eurypterid  5 months back

                                                                                Fun fact- ants actually are capable of communicating vocally! There's a really good BBC program called Planet Ant: Life Inside The Colony where one of the leafcutter ant nest is subjected to a gentle artificial burial- using a sufficiently-sensitive microphone, can actually hear it sing like a bird for help! (Its nestmates dig it out no worse for wear, don't worry.)

                                                                                Perhaps it would be possible to do something similar for the ants, to see if they're vocalising too? A brief google-fu of scientific papers suggests that ants including Atta and leafcutters can and do sing in both ultrasonic and human hearing ranges.

                                                                                • CameronVerzosa
                                                                                  CameronVerzosa  6 months back

                                                                                  i heard laurel then yanny nd then laurel again!! aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

                                                                                  • Gentleman's Club Whiskey Reviews

                                                                                    0:56 Pheromones. Lol. Wonder what signal that meant?

                                                                                    • Angie
                                                                                      Angie  6 months back

                                                                                      For a second i heard yannlaurel and then laurel

                                                                                      • TrapShadow2323 YT
                                                                                        TrapShadow2323 YT  6 months back

                                                                                        i heard yanny and laurel

                                                                                        • TT Le
                                                                                          TT Le  6 months back

                                                                                          I heard Yanny

                                                                                          • roddy axolotl
                                                                                            roddy axolotl  6 months back

                                                                                            i heard yanny
                                                                                            and god i now know which hearing group im in

                                                                                            • Šídlo
                                                                                              Šídlo  7 months back

                                                                                              Where it is now???