Starting a New Ant Colony | Birth of the Carpenter Ants

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Birth of the CARPENTER ANTS: After the beautiful rise to glory of my fire ant colony, the Phoenix Empire, I sought out a brand new starting carpenter ant colony to begin a new story of ant wonder. In this episode we meet our young carpenter ant queen and her brood, and have a look at all the unique jobs already taking place within the colony's test tube setup. The footage captured in this video is truly cute, eye-opening, and magical all at once. Hope you enjoy the humble beginnings of an ant colony, as we welcome them to our growing Antiverse. Ant love forever! This video was shot in 4K Ultra HD resolution. #CarpenterAnts​ #QueenAnt​ #AntColony
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  • AntsCanada


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    The next episode is here: 🐜🐜🐜 Go vote for their official name now! Ant love forever!

    • Swee York Kyu

      Swee York Kyu

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    • Luiz Felipe Ranoya Santos

      Luiz Felipe Ranoya Santos

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      I think we should call this colony the orange ants because they are orange.

    • Luiz Felipe Ranoya Santos

      Luiz Felipe Ranoya Santos

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  • Barry Saxton

    Barry Saxton

    2 ore fa

    The Wood Colony

  • Avish 1

    Avish 1

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    I stop watching for a few years and he has over 4 millions subs,a new house only for ants,he discovers a new ant species,he is moving from city to jungle and now I still don't know if he's asian or where he lives and how he actually records all this stuff and what mic he uses to get such good sounds

  • Sithmin Kodikara

    Sithmin Kodikara

    2 ore fa

    Im here thanks to Eckosoldier

  • Stacie G Smith Gause

    Stacie G Smith Gause

    3 ore fa

    good job ime so fasanaded

  • Stacie G Smith Gause

    Stacie G Smith Gause

    3 ore fa

    love it

  • Lindsay Ziercke

    Lindsay Ziercke

    3 ore fa

    A ant that Tends to the eggs

  • Lindsay Ziercke

    Lindsay Ziercke

    3 ore fa

    The honeybees

  • Taku


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    10:27 DAFUQ this ant got on her head? O.o

  • Vidar Holtet

    Vidar Holtet

    10 ore fa

    The Lumberjackas!

  • Anna Hinly

    Anna Hinly

    13 ore fa

    Do a collab with exotics liar

  • Teresa Rosario

    Teresa Rosario

    15 ore fa

    just got a camponuatotus colony sand farm red carpenters



    19 ore fa

    The golden warriors

  • Stuff I upload _

    Stuff I upload _

    22 ore fa

    This series will help me since, I am starting a Florida Carpenter ant colony.

  • Running Buffalo

    Running Buffalo

    23 ore fa

    Tree cutters

  • Victor Hendres

    Victor Hendres

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    Name :gold eater, because heve this color it is so cool,ader name cool he be tree goold ,somefing whit gold

  • Jayden Snowden

    Jayden Snowden

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    I've got a name suggestion for the queen "Kerrigan". The name I'm suggesting is from Starcraft II and "Kerrigan" is the Queen of Blades (Queen of the Zerg Race). The second you said "Brood" it popped into my mind. Just thought it'd be a cool name.



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    What's in other half test tube...?

  • Rajendra Patel

    Rajendra Patel

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  • Kai Burtenshaw

    Kai Burtenshaw

    Giorno fa

    Press 🐜 to pay respect

  • Flying Dutchman

    Flying Dutchman

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    You should name them "The United Antdom", and the queen "Her Majesty" because ants with their queen and colony ideology fit really well with a UK/England theme.
    If not, then as someone else commented, name them the Legionnaires because the Romans were famously good architects.

  • Swee York Kyu

    Swee York Kyu

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    South east Asia?

  • Jeiko Islanan

    Jeiko Islanan

    Giorno fa

    Suggested name of mine
    Queen: Euphoria
    Colony: The Builders

  • Luke Gray

    Luke Gray

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    Human babies have a meconium poop when they’re born too. Sometimes babies even pass that first poop while they’re still in the birthing chamber and they come out covered in it.

  • Animal Channel

    Animal Channel

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    Wooooooow! Ants

  • Gacha God

    Gacha God

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    Name bog bears, I already have a final home suggestion, a swamp with small trees open at the top and big enough to fit two test tubes standing on top of each other

  • Willow Lambert

    Willow Lambert

    2 giorni fa

    I've always had such a passion to keep ants, but i haven't found a queen ant💔

  • Jahquain Forbes

    Jahquain Forbes

    2 giorni fa


  • Agnieszka Klupsch

    Agnieszka Klupsch

    2 giorni fa

    3:22 BRO MITES

  • Isaiah Caleb German

    Isaiah Caleb German

    2 giorni fa

    i think i stepped on my son



    2 giorni fa

    Name The legionnaiers

  • MrMycelium


    2 giorni fa

    Its been a while since I've seen this channel. Glad to be back 🙂

  • Alex Hayden

    Alex Hayden

    2 giorni fa

    What is the thing attached under the neck of the ant at 10:26?

  • Heather Chase

    Heather Chase

    2 giorni fa

    Human babies actually do the meconium poop thing. They don't poo while in utero, instead it comes out as a tarry black poo the first day or so of life. Parents in the gallery know the diaper change in talking about. It's actually very dangerous for babies to poo in the fluid before birth because it can cause many breathing problems

  • seark Winter

    seark Winter

    2 giorni fa

    can you make a messer barbarus cololny pls

  • Fearless Pigs

    Fearless Pigs

    2 giorni fa

    Man can you stop with the sirens and "We've made a BREAKTHROUGH and discovery!!!"
    I get that it's interesting and fun to discover new things but this seems to be click-baiting your subscribers into watching your videos till the end for more watch time and ads. If anyone disagrees with me, I am open to feedback.

  • Corbenius Maximus

    Corbenius Maximus

    3 giorni fa

    i love ants

  • Cody Stack

    Cody Stack

    3 giorni fa

    Super carpenters

  • Ondrej Petrík

    Ondrej Petrík

    3 giorni fa

    Do every ant species has all five stages of life - egg, larva, cocon, pupa, adult?

  • Timo Brandt

    Timo Brandt

    3 giorni fa

    Call the queen roy (rick and morty)

  • Nightblood Fire

    Nightblood Fire

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  • Jillian Peters

    Jillian Peters

    3 giorni fa

    The wood ants

  • catherine mcdonagh

    catherine mcdonagh

    3 giorni fa

    I know it is not the same species as the yellow crazy ants but think of it

  • catherine mcdonagh

    catherine mcdonagh

    3 giorni fa

    How about the second golden empire

  • Marvin Kurzmanowski

    Marvin Kurzmanowski

    3 giorni fa

    The dwemers

  • Michael Croft-Meakin

    Michael Croft-Meakin

    3 giorni fa

    Ac: now check this out!!
    Yt: how about an ad for beds instead
    Me: wow that’s a cool bed but it’s too big for ants is t it?

  • Connor Taylor

    Connor Taylor

    3 giorni fa

    i would name the queen "amber"

  • I dont Know

    I dont Know

    3 giorni fa

    I would pick “The Wood Workers” but this comment has definitely been posted to late.

  • JonyFuria


    3 giorni fa

    The Woodpeckers

  • Eczacto 300

    Eczacto 300

    3 giorni fa

    The carpenterssssssssss

  • ConfuseCatto


    3 giorni fa

    The wood chuckers would be cool

  • Sean ilhe

    Sean ilhe

    3 giorni fa

    A Replete is an ant tasked with the job of being a food storage, worker ants do Trophallaxis to fill the repletes social stomach so later on when the rest of the ants get hungry, the replete will do trophallaxis to feed the other members of its colony.

  • Logan Armstrong

    Logan Armstrong

    3 giorni fa

    has nuptualn flight started in washington



    3 giorni fa

    Imagin naming. Every. Single. Ant.

  • Gamer Clipper

    Gamer Clipper

    3 giorni fa

    i’m curious about the major ant at 10:28 there’s like a white insect i think looks like a tick for me but i dont know🤔 can someone see that?

  • Matt Alencar

    Matt Alencar

    3 giorni fa

    I'm waiting for the day you start a Meranoplus bicolor colony. Ant 555 would be amazing in a nice setup.

  • Poland Blueberry

    Poland Blueberry

    3 giorni fa

    Im getting so much nostalgia from the Phoenix Empire

  • Terrie Kendziorski

    Terrie Kendziorski

    3 giorni fa

    Is it still nupil flights for ants this is the date: 3:10 Sat Apr 10

  • AC Family

    AC Family

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  • Abz3rd Accelerate

    Abz3rd Accelerate

    3 giorni fa

    8:01 is that Clash royal? Lol omg I love that game that's a nice touch, but I like everything about this video anyways.

  • grasielle santos

    grasielle santos

    4 giorni fa

    carpenter ants of queen emper abyss

  • Quadarius Jews

    Quadarius Jews

    4 giorni fa

    Some on else's can pick the name of the queen i am mot selfish

  • Quadarius Jews

    Quadarius Jews

    4 giorni fa

    Golden legcy

  • pandasanddragons (metaltrain)

    pandasanddragons (metaltrain)

    4 giorni fa

    the coloney name could be the woodcrafters
    and the queen i dont know maybe maple

  • Dalton Shaffer

    Dalton Shaffer

    4 giorni fa

    You should name the carpenters the Kuni Tribe because Kuni means wood in Swahili

  • zachery baldree

    zachery baldree

    4 giorni fa

    You have convinced me to try to get my mother to get me a queen ant and start an ant colony

  • Pyrrho73


    4 giorni fa

    10:29 mites!!!

  • Candy Cane

    Candy Cane

    4 giorni fa

    Is that a parasite on the bottom of its head? 10:25

  • VolcanoLava 123

    VolcanoLava 123

    4 giorni fa

    I was watching the video when i saw a small worker ant next to me lol

  • Annisaa Tschopp

    Annisaa Tschopp

    4 giorni fa

    From 10:26 to 10:29 what's under that major's head? that white blob

  • Zchieo


    4 giorni fa

    Ik u wont see this but im in malaysia kl is there any ant queens in this area?

  • Vecter Tankianteck

    Vecter Tankianteck

    4 giorni fa

    The wood empire

  • Ultra Gaming

    Ultra Gaming

    4 giorni fa

    3:25 Is that a mite?

  • Bella Gaspar

    Bella Gaspar

    4 giorni fa

    my family is saving up to move to canada

  • pug memer

    pug memer

    4 giorni fa

    you should equip them with spears

  • Yek Zhi han

    Yek Zhi han

    4 giorni fa

    Name "The Carternight"
    By the way I hate ant but I don't know why I watching this video.
    After watching this video, I don't hate them anymore 😁😁

  • Ethan Dilworth

    Ethan Dilworth

    4 giorni fa

    the wood cutter's

  • Quinten


    4 giorni fa

    A funny name would be the “retired woodworkers” seeing they’re carpenter ants that don’t nest in wood, but in soil.

  • Matthew Hull

    Matthew Hull

    4 giorni fa

    Million Ants.

  • Natasha Ip

    Natasha Ip

    4 giorni fa

    Name the queen ant The cutest emperor

  • Midgetspear


    4 giorni fa

    A replete is an ant that has been designated the role of storing nutrients long term.

  • Natasha Ip

    Natasha Ip

    4 giorni fa


  • Ross Carter

    Ross Carter

    4 giorni fa

    I love it when you start a new colony.

  • Raz Orius

    Raz Orius

    4 giorni fa

    At 10:27 is that a mite? And is it a bad one?

  • Carrie Parrott

    Carrie Parrott

    4 giorni fa

    Ants should be Lumberjacks and Queen "Queen Redwood"

  • David Smith

    David Smith

    4 giorni fa

    Capenempress for the queen

  • Robert Julius

    Robert Julius

    4 giorni fa

    Answer for the ac questions :
    Repletes is like an ant living fridge, that store all the colony food in their social stomach, so when the colony didn't get food, it's their job to regurgitate it to all members of the colony, so the colony grow doesn't slow down when food is hard to find.

  • Bunn


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  • Shanika Chathurangani

    Shanika Chathurangani

    4 giorni fa

    How about " The Mystic queen"?

  • Tyler Little

    Tyler Little

    4 giorni fa

    I just bought a gear pack but cant find a queen

  • AndreiDylanAbana-CalmElixir


    4 giorni fa

    Antscanada, i found this app online for cellphone its called planet ant: micro empires, it also shows a lot types of ants, maybe this can helpyou recognize ants... and maybe help you find an undiscovered species, i hope this helps..

  • Negastallion


    4 giorni fa

    Name the queen queen carpenta

  • Lulu BTW

    Lulu BTW

    4 giorni fa

    NAME: lethal lumberjacks

  • Nina Zenik’s Waffles

    Nina Zenik’s Waffles

    4 giorni fa

    The Wood Workers

  • yingfei chen

    yingfei chen

    4 giorni fa

    I'v waited so long for a episode back in the antiverse.

  • Games with a fun time

    Games with a fun time

    4 giorni fa

    hey guy i have lasius flavilos ants with a queen and she has had 5 ants since i caught her but she is fed honey water every 2 weeks but no progress i have had her for 6 months

  • frosty boi

    frosty boi

    4 giorni fa

    you should name the queen redwood

  • E Cruz

    E Cruz

    4 giorni fa

    The ants should be called "the jumping ants"



    4 giorni fa

    you spelled fecal wrongly...

  • NHHS Le Nguyen Quang Vinh

    NHHS Le Nguyen Quang Vinh

    4 giorni fa

    A replete is an ant that feeds on a lot of food, stores it in their social stomachs and feeds the rest of the colony through trophallaxis when food is scarce.