AntsCanada vs. Mother Nature

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  • Published: 09 June 2018
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    Oh no! Another one of my ant colonies have gone missing in their setup. This week I venture deep into the St. Lucian Rain Forest to seek answers to my ant keeping problems. By trekking through the Caribbean jungle and exploring the ants and other creatures there, I acquire insights that help me become a better ant keeper and creator of worlds.

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Comments • 4 196

  • AntsCanada
    AntsCanada   1 years back

    AC Family, this episode took so long to make. Please don't forget to LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE, & SUBSCRIBE (hit the bell icon) to be notified on every upload if you enjoyed it! Thank you so much for watching! It means a lot to me! Ant love forever! Tune in next week for a queen ant hunt!

    • Savage Squad Productions
      Savage Squad Productions  8 months back

      Are you going to keep a queen ant to start a brand new awesome ant colony for the antiverse?

    • Kai McConnell
      Kai McConnell  10 months back

      The rainy season is what you know as "Summer"

    • Minjiplays Games
      Minjiplays Games  1 years back

      AntsCanada Q

    • Forestgamer32
      Forestgamer32  1 years back

      Im your number 1 St.lucian fan . Much love i only wish i could have met you but you probably didn't go to laborie

    • Pokefan 21
      Pokefan 21  1 years back

      AntsCanada don't worry

  • Amber Shadow
    Amber Shadow  4 days back

    Wow this is so exciting and cool love it ac

    • Ryan Nee
      Ryan Nee  1 weeks back

      fungi

      • Elizabeth Escario
        Elizabeth Escario  1 months back

        This is like God checking out his creation first hand rather than from above in heaven or something 😂

        • KaiserRedGamer
          KaiserRedGamer  2 months back

          But what actually caused the disappearance aside from Mother Nature's processes? Pillaging alien ants? Window escape hole? Sickness? What?

          • Aris Gonzalez
            Aris Gonzalez  2 months back

            Coaght queen☺☺☺☺

            • Mark Kindred
              Mark Kindred  2 months back

              You’re super awesome AntsCanada. Thanks for entertaining people with ant colonies. Your a good person.

              • Ticia Cast
                Ticia Cast  2 months back

                Have a Netflix documentary already!

                • Nick Bellic
                  Nick Bellic  2 months back

                  I liked the gold because it was what had put you on that journey

                  • diebesgrab
                    diebesgrab  3 months back

                    Actually your videos just make me all the more determined to wipe out ants whenever they come close to my living space.

                    • Zach Titan
                      Zach Titan  4 months back

                      Any St.lucians in the Chat

                      • Maryna Schutte
                        Maryna Schutte  4 months back

                        He is i og ant ceeper

                        • Maryna Schutte
                          Maryna Schutte  4 months back

                          I have been in the loop for two weeks

                          • Gabriel Strom
                            Gabriel Strom  5 months back

                            That fungus that uses live insects to survive is the creepiest, most awful thing ever, can you imagine dying like that? Thank science we’ve managed as humans to separate ourselves from the wild world to a degree....or two. Also, besides the fact that you’ve come up with your own reasons for keeping ant farms, I think regardless of the placement of ants, insects survive on instinct, if you set up a smaller venue for them to live, they continue to function the same wherever they are, Id think as long as you keep it as close to the natural world, they’ll be fine

                            • Aled StephenS
                              Aled StephenS  5 months back

                              Sometimes I wish you shut up

                              • Patricia Julienne Leria
                                Patricia Julienne Leria  5 months back

                                Can you try feeding your ants to Ron and cake

                                • PsychLone
                                  PsychLone  5 months back

                                  11:48 That's not bird of paradise. Its a heliconia psittacorum

                                  • kaya cenk
                                    kaya cenk  5 months back

                                    everyoe should see carrabian islans before die.

                                    • Gage Mcguffin
                                      Gage Mcguffin  5 months back

                                      Only AntsCanada would follow a single ant through the rainforest for hours in order to find it's colony

                                      • MagnusOmegusYesBorisNo AVGCP AUTTP AAFC AAFU FF

                                        I sort've have a request. Do a colony composed out of the Dinomyrex and/or camponotus gigas forest ants.

                                        • Nintense
                                          Nintense  5 months back

                                          17:25 **Tripping Balls**

                                          • Loly The Troll
                                            Loly The Troll  6 months back

                                            Don’t click read more



                                            Read more

                                            • Loly The Troll
                                              Loly The Troll  6 months back

                                              Hey




                                              There

                                              • Loly The Troll
                                                Loly The Troll  6 months back

                                                Hey



                                                There

                                                • Loly The Troll
                                                  Loly The Troll  6 months back

                                                  Hey

                                                  • Loly The Troll
                                                    Loly The Troll  6 months back

                                                    3:22 Okay, poetic and cheesy, no you know what? Just cheesy.




                                                    Just playin around bro love your vids

                                                    • Mr. Arachnook
                                                      Mr. Arachnook  6 months back

                                                      I watched this video over and over and it doesn't tire me. Thus, it has inspired me to look at reality as real.

                                                      • Gamerdragon
                                                        Gamerdragon  6 months back

                                                        15:26 The bumps on the leaves is probably some sort of egg maybe a caterpillar egg or cocoon or at least that’s my guess

                                                        • DatBoi correa
                                                          DatBoi correa  6 months back

                                                          those bumps are caused by gaul wasps.

                                                          • Dionisio Benedicto
                                                            Dionisio Benedicto  6 months back

                                                            mosquito bite bumps

                                                            • LOoOn ARTs
                                                              LOoOn ARTs  6 months back

                                                              Hadn´t leave my comment on the other video, you realized yourself: " with life comes death".
                                                              Still, great documentary your doing!

                                                              • Maia Isaila
                                                                Maia Isaila  6 months back

                                                                My favourite creature in the forest was the adorable lizard! It looks so friendly and cheerful!

                                                                • Maia Isaila
                                                                  Maia Isaila  6 months back

                                                                  How to reconize (sorry if bad english) a ♂ or ♀ mosquito: 1. Go close to it and if you have poor vision you may not see :( 2. Look at the antenae closley 3. Examine the little hairs sticking out of them 4. If the hairs are long and give the antenae a wide - like appearence, its a ♂, but if theyre short and barley visible its a ♀

                                                                  Explanation: ♀ use them to find blood sources and ♂ use them to find ♀ to mate

                                                                  • Maia Isaila
                                                                    Maia Isaila  6 months back

                                                                    This seems like a fantasty story at the start! You have an incredible vudeo making talent :)

                                                                    • Maia Isaila
                                                                      Maia Isaila  6 months back

                                                                      They're just so adorable! ❤️

                                                                      • Jhapz Vin Varona
                                                                        Jhapz Vin Varona  6 months back

                                                                        *I love this*

                                                                        • Ellie Lamb
                                                                          Ellie Lamb  7 months back

                                                                          Antscanada: These are actally-"
                                                                          *ADD PLAYS*
                                                                          Me: SERIOUSLY

                                                                          • Axew325
                                                                            Axew325  7 months back

                                                                            AC royal guard aaaaaa

                                                                            • IndustrialGoose
                                                                              IndustrialGoose  7 months back

                                                                              The ant that was walking weird actually had one short leg, which is probably the real reason it was walking oddly.

                                                                              • Fiona Nguyen
                                                                                Fiona Nguyen  7 months back

                                                                                God creating mosquitoes:
                                                                                First make sure it's like a fly but more annoying.
                                                                                Next make sure the female only bite (SEXIST) and make sure that it carries diseases that will annihilate more people than ANYTHING (except for radioactive nukes).
                                                                                Finally makes sure that it harass plants cause why not.
                                                                                Also make it succ blood.

                                                                                THIS PROVES NO ONE IS SAFE TO MOSQUITOES NOT EVEN PLANTS.

                                                                                • MammothCub
                                                                                  MammothCub  7 months back

                                                                                  I’m ants Canada and I’m about to enter the creep zone with, some weird ass leaves

                                                                                  • Alfredo JuncoR
                                                                                    Alfredo JuncoR  7 months back

                                                                                    Really nice video, I feel I was watching Natgeo

                                                                                    • ethan yang
                                                                                      ethan yang  7 months back

                                                                                      The ants are my favorite animal because they are complex.

                                                                                      • ethan yang
                                                                                        ethan yang  7 months back

                                                                                        Is it catapiller eggs?

                                                                                        • Bobbah P
                                                                                          Bobbah P  7 months back

                                                                                          Now i want pineapple...

                                                                                          • desharkGR
                                                                                            desharkGR  7 months back

                                                                                            Canada!Give this guy a TV show!

                                                                                            • Marc Lenray Magdaraog
                                                                                              Marc Lenray Magdaraog  8 months back

                                                                                              just needed that fungi parasite to transfer to humans and make a game story.. "Last of us" ....

                                                                                              • Marc Lenray Magdaraog
                                                                                                Marc Lenray Magdaraog  8 months back

                                                                                                How to catch antsCanada? ez... just put a pit filled with gold ants... ez catch