Are Insects Getting Banned?

  • Published: 15 May 2019
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    Footage Sources:
    Dragonfly nymph:
    Mayfly nymph:
    Bee pollination:
    Ladybug eats aphid:
    Carpenter bee:

    Special thanks to Entomologist Phil Torres from the channel The Jungle Diaries for helping me write this script. Check out his channel here:

Comments • 5 535

  • Snakeman273
    Snakeman273  1 days back

    The Black Ops 2 soundtrack lol

    • When Gamers Strike
      When Gamers Strike  1 days back

      This needs to be a game... Oh wait it is.

      • Nsane99
        Nsane99  1 days back

        I've got a feeling that roaches and yellow jackets got buffed in an attempt to nerf the human class in some sneaky backwards way, since humans are resistant to most direct dev patches. Maybe it's the dev's way of telling those players to chill and quit ruining other classes' spawn biomes.

        • DEATH FLOWER
          DEATH FLOWER  1 days back

          can you make an ant tier list? please do it

          • JYoSieFuS
            JYoSieFuS  2 days back

            Did no one else notice the Black Ops 2 music?

            • Rathan Muruganantham
              Rathan Muruganantham  2 days back

              My mind: *Explosion*

              • aydenb3t
                aydenb3t  2 days back

                ffs ban yellowjackets and cockroaches don't buff them! their intimidation and disgust passives are too powerful

                • Hanif Ballard
                  Hanif Ballard  2 days back

                  That black ops 2 theme though

                  • eggdog
                    eggdog  2 days back

                    why is the mosquito build so overrated during the summer? jesus

                    • Afrodisiac
                      Afrodisiac  4 days back

                      Alarmism out the ass, this is why some human players have issues believing player publications of dev notes. Insects, due to high reproduction rates and numbers, also evolve exceedingly quickly and can adapt to even drastic changes to the environment. Both Butterflies and Dragonflies won’t be going anywhere anytime soon, and funnily enough I see several species of Dragonflies as well as Monarch Butterflies on a nearly daily basis currently on the NorCal Bay Area server. Habitat Loss and Conversion for agriculture as well as the effects of runoff and pollution already cause major issues such as Eutrophication as well as environmental degradation and a break down of Ecosystem Services; however, Insects are *the* most robust and adaptable build in the current meta. Lower numbers are definitely bad, but the alarmism isn’t justified.

                      • Geezt Jeez
                        Geezt Jeez  4 days back

                        Huh, so that's why my pet ants went half missing, they got banned for teaming :(

                        • MONKA_X Gaming,commentary

                          Playing as a roach build early game was a mistake but right now it may be better, I just dont like how small the build Is an how little defense it has. It's mostly just durable. I'll probably play as a yellowjacket after I'm done maxing out my human bulk class.

                          • Jerry Bee
                            Jerry Bee  5 days back

                            Please. Please not yellowjackets.

                            • Robinson Hogan
                              Robinson Hogan  5 days back

                              RIP kha'zix.

                              • Double King Donut
                                Double King Donut  5 days back

                                I accidentally chose to main a human but i actually wanted to main a house cat

                                • Ryan Rai
                                  Ryan Rai  6 days back

                                  Cockroaches getting buff ok i will max my intimidate skill

                                  • CryptoClaws
                                    CryptoClaws  6 days back

                                    i wish there was an actual game we could play like this

                                    • llGtStarll
                                      llGtStarll  6 days back

                                      I feel like I'm playing COD with this music

                                      • usuario normal
                                        usuario normal  6 days back

                                        *I DONT FEEL SO BUG*

                                        • Bryce
                                          Bryce  7 days back

                                          Earth has been my favorite TCG since early beta, and while I can appreciate Swarm archetypes, nerfing token generation is necessary so that Midrange decks can compete/don't get bodied on Turn 5 after controlling the board PERFECTLY until then.

                                          • Horny Fruit Flies
                                            Horny Fruit Flies  7 days back

                                            6:27 As a fellow biologist, I appreciate the Peppered moth
                                            example of adaptation :)

                                            • Father Bernard
                                              Father Bernard  1 weeks back

                                              0:49 this nigga really put the Call of duty black ops 2 multiplayer theme in there? Man the nostalgia really hit me on that one 😭

                                              • license_to_meme
                                                license_to_meme  1 weeks back

                                                Yellow Jackets should be banned. No reason, I just hate them.

                                                • Mitch Schutter
                                                  Mitch Schutter  1 weeks back

                                                  This video is brought to you by Al Gore.

                                                  • Paxton Kwong
                                                    Paxton Kwong  1 weeks back

                                                    Bo2 multiplayer music?

                                                    • Moonwatcher 92
                                                      Moonwatcher 92  1 weeks back

                                                      Poor insects

                                                      • Lynx TR
                                                        Lynx TR  1 weeks back

                                                        I love the black ops 2 music in the background

                                                        • Rtot 1738
                                                          Rtot 1738  2 weeks back

                                                          Damn Human Player Base is messing up the game.

                                                          • PhantomDerp
                                                            PhantomDerp  2 weeks back

                                                            Insects getting banned. UPGRADE
                                                            list of insects getting banned. GO BACK
                                                            list of insects getting buffed. I SAID GO BACK

                                                            • Collector678 I like fish

                                                              @TierZoo can you make one about marine players getting nerfed? THOSE STRAWS ARE NERFING THE TURTLES!!!!

                                                              • Collector678 I like fish

                                                                5:54 ATTENTION REEF LOVERS small reef fish are not affected by this as they feed on plankton and algae

                                                                • mathijssmith
                                                                  mathijssmith  2 weeks back

                                                                  The bee patch sounds extremely interesting

                                                                  • Zhafif Shabi
                                                                    Zhafif Shabi  2 weeks back


                                                                    • Pollynes
                                                                      Pollynes  2 weeks back

                                                                      R u god

                                                                      • Silas Firestone
                                                                        Silas Firestone  2 weeks back

                                                                        Love the bo2 theme music

                                                                        • Thomas Maltuin
                                                                          Thomas Maltuin  2 weeks back

                                                                          are the particles moving at 1:02 or is it an optical illusion ?o?

                                                                          • Jorge Goias
                                                                            Jorge Goias  2 weeks back

                                                                            I for one think Banning the insect build would be incredible.

                                                                            • DNA 540
                                                                              DNA 540  2 weeks back

                                                                              Who thinks praymantis are op?

                                                                              • Maria João Barata
                                                                                Maria João Barata  2 weeks back

                                                                                Only you to frighten me while entertaining and educating me at the same time. Great vid as always, TZ.

                                                                                • Meme Explorer
                                                                                  Meme Explorer  2 weeks back

                                                                                  I love how he can literally bring real life issues, like fucking all of insects dying, and translate it into a language that I can understand. Give this man a clap and a half

                                                                                  • Ssavage 5
                                                                                    Ssavage 5  2 weeks back

                                                                                    That bo2 music tho

                                                                                    • Owen Barclay
                                                                                      Owen Barclay  2 weeks back

                                                                                      black ops 2 loading screen music or am I mistaken

                                                                                    • foreskin gamer
                                                                                      foreskin gamer  2 weeks back

                                                                                      the music is nostalgic

                                                                                      • God Ninja
                                                                                        God Ninja  2 weeks back

                                                                                        I found the mantis!! But there wasnt a whole lot about it besides it eats anything it can catch

                                                                                        • misha chachkhunashvili
                                                                                          misha chachkhunashvili  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Why does everyone love dragonfly? They annoy me with the large wings

                                                                                          • 42 Caliber
                                                                                            42 Caliber  2 weeks back

                                                                                            YO GUYS GUESS WHAT? since mosquitoes lay eggs in water, they’ll ll be nerfed! At last!!

                                                                                            • Zugers
                                                                                              Zugers  2 weeks back

                                                                                              42 Caliber Those things are so broken they take down millions of humans every year.

                                                                                          • Sean M
                                                                                            Sean M  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Black ops 2 music was a throwback

                                                                                            • McTaminus
                                                                                              McTaminus  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Great video but the music is a little loud