Why Are These Ants Wearing WAR PAINT on Their Faces? (NEW DISCOVERY)

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I haven't the slightest clue why my pet Dracula ants (Stigmatomma sp.) are now wearing what appears to be "war paint" on their faces. I noticed the phenomenon, while moving the ants to their new home. It's an odd behaviour that I don't think is documented yet in science. Why do you think they are doing this?
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AntsCanada Před rokem
Greetings AC Family, thanks for watching! This video was late because, well... watch until the VERY END! I was scrambling to solve the issue! What should I do, guys? HELP!
Oscar Saerang
Oscar Saerang Před 3 měsíci
Dinosaur ant OK
younten dema
younten dema Před 4 měsíci
We are remembered mike360
younten dema
younten dema Před 4 měsíci
We are remembered
ant world in new Zealand
ant world in new Zealand Před 5 měsíci
Name it hanted mansion
Dan Před 8 měsíci
Maybe the blood castle since blood tower.
Raymond Mead
Raymond Mead Před měsícem
How about the Dracula Aunt Island
Itsjusta Hemi
Itsjusta Hemi Před měsícem
Looks like the ants at the bottom of the tower got mud on themselves when they were dumped into the corner. I didn't notice any of them putting the mud on themselves either.
dauzeen mercado
dauzeen mercado Před 2 měsíci
call it haunted land
alphagott Před 2 měsíci
hey friends what species is this exactly? need help to find them :) thx
Randy Gunnings
Randy Gunnings Před 2 měsíci
Randy Gunnings
Randy Gunnings Před 2 měsíci
mabye to show who is in charge ?
Jishnu Biswas
Jishnu Biswas Před 3 měsíci
Call it 'Castle Bran', the historical castle of Vlad the Impaler lived.
ye myat min
ye myat min Před 3 měsíci
call it the blood vally
Hon3y8un Před 3 měsíci
The music and his enthusiasm make even the most average things sound so badass
Jose Sanchez
Jose Sanchez Před 3 měsíci
Dracula ants and Trap-Jaw ants can't climb in glass
HaoKhudJo Před 4 měsíci
Maybe the "war paint" was the new fashion trend in the colony
waltdog04 Před 4 měsíci
They can’t climb glass
Frank Riggsby
Frank Riggsby Před 4 měsíci
the colony should be called drac's caslle
jordan bayley
jordan bayley Před 4 měsíci
I know I’m late but the twilight zone would have been a good name
Shweta Zarkar
Shweta Zarkar Před 4 měsíci
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Shweta Zarkar
Shweta Zarkar Před 4 měsíci
Dracula ants are queenless?
younten dema
younten dema Před 4 měsíci
The name of ant tank is nuke town
snowflake unicornie
snowflake unicornie Před 4 měsíci
I know a name vampire slayers!
Evaniel Empleo
Evaniel Empleo Před 4 měsíci
They cannt cliamb at glass
Steve Harris
Steve Harris Před 5 měsíci
Some animals use mud has sun screen.
Cristina Mintas
Cristina Mintas Před 5 měsíci
You sure have some form of hack, it is the second time where my internet was lagging and wasn't loading the video and the second i hit the like button it fully loaded lmao
Xak Ray
Xak Ray Před 5 měsíci
name the tank the blood forest the scarlet forest or the dark forest
fish Dog 87
fish Dog 87 Před 5 měsíci
The grave yard
Liam Le
Liam Le Před 5 měsíci
i think face piant was a party but slow
XJ Guo
XJ Guo Před 5 měsíci
How about this name For the new area for the blood leigen The blood forest
Coe Rochford
Coe Rochford Před 6 měsíci
some ants do a specialised form of defense wherein they actively encourage dirt, mud, and sometimes substrate all over themselves, and don't clean each other. I only know of one or two species in la selva rainforests that engage in such defence mechanisms, but they could be doing this due to feeling vulnerable or threatened, although I can't imagine why. ants are normally such tidy clean insects that when they are looking like that, and actively making an effort to get dirty, something's definitely up.
Ants and Technology
Ants and Technology Před 6 měsíci
Gamergates only live for 1-2 years
Kim Alarcon
Kim Alarcon Před 6 měsíci
They cant climb glass
Peter Anthony Wong
Peter Anthony Wong Před 6 měsíci
answer to ac question of the week: trap-jaw ants and Dracula ants cannot climb glass, making it less of a worry for ant keepers.
bluejay fett
bluejay fett Před 7 měsíci
Max Wong
Max Wong Před 7 měsíci
Draculas forest
Kevin Wong
Kevin Wong Před 7 měsíci
I think they put mud on their faces so possibly they want to be in the dark? But it could also be so they could recognize eachother or so their faces don't dry out just maybe.
Kevin Wong
Kevin Wong Před 7 měsíci
What about calling it blood island!
Kevin Wong
Kevin Wong Před 7 měsíci
These ants are so grateful 😃
Superdragen123 Před 7 měsíci
The ants are evolving they now have leather armour
jacob steck
jacob steck Před 7 měsíci
Blood hound
Hatpie Juice
Hatpie Juice Před 7 měsíci
wow they are ready for war for pharoah ant
brainyfalcon620 Před 7 měsíci
Just mud...
patrick dean
patrick dean Před 7 měsíci
it there is no queen whobis laying eggs
Sue Parras
Sue Parras Před 7 měsíci
Dark kingdom!
YM Kayla - Follow my imvu Ya dig -
YM Kayla - Follow my imvu Ya dig - Před 7 měsíci
Does this dude have 4 hands ??? 3:43 look at the glass container set up
Andrew Vella
Andrew Vella Před 8 měsíci
13:32 Wedding March why?
Kendrakittycat Tv%
Kendrakittycat Tv% Před 8 měsíci
I think you should call it Transylvania and love the channel keep it up bro. One love.
Dino Kidd
Dino Kidd Před 8 měsíci
Could Dracula and eat or only suck the blood on young ?
MeCanWin Mac
MeCanWin Mac Před 8 měsíci
You are creey obsessed with insects bro. I wouldnt be suprised if you beat your meat watching these ants. I love your videos but goddamn bro youre creepy
cactus c
cactus c Před 8 měsíci
* is an ant * * smacks a white handprint on my face *
coco Boo
coco Boo Před 8 měsíci
Those ants look like beetles
Nathan Matheson
Nathan Matheson Před 8 měsíci
I'm curious about the mud face paint. You made mention in another video of the relation ants have to wasps. Do any wasp species do this to their faces? Maybe a connection?
Jese Concepcion Reyes
Jese Concepcion Reyes Před 8 měsíci
How about the borderlands for a name
jimister gaming
jimister gaming Před 8 měsíci
Crimson ruins (name)
Lenard Stauffacher
Lenard Stauffacher Před 8 měsíci
They can't climb glass
M C Před 8 měsíci
Wow could you imagine being one of those ants when he dumped them into the new tank? The ants are probably like wtf just happened
Ryhan Greyling
Ryhan Greyling Před 8 měsíci
Can't climb glass
Jessica Rossi
Jessica Rossi Před 8 měsíci
the mud is to see how is dominient
Devin 69
Devin 69 Před 8 měsíci
Blood Forest?
Pug Keeper
Pug Keeper Před 8 měsíci
They stylin with that paint
masterofnoobs135 Před 8 měsíci
i read the title as "War Paint on their FECES?"
Troy Roberts
Troy Roberts Před 8 měsíci
sarahlanz04 Před 8 měsíci
Actually the blood hollow
HardyBoxPot Před 8 měsíci
sarahlanz04 umm dude this is almost a year okd
sarahlanz04 Před 8 měsíci
Dracula grave yard
Fructose Cornsyrup
Fructose Cornsyrup Před 8 měsíci
This reminds me of blood elves which reminds me of WoW which reminds me of the Hoard and now I want an ant colony named the Hoard.
LJD Před 8 měsíci
Blood country
Ryan Robberson
Ryan Robberson Před 8 měsíci
maybe the face paint could be to retain moisture
alma Genodiala
alma Genodiala Před 9 měsíci
You should name it the blood terrace
HardyBoxPot Před 8 měsíci
alma Genodiala this is a year old
Blood Thane
Blood Thane Před 9 měsíci
Rank was my 1st hypothesis.
Maryanne Bishop-Brown
Maryanne Bishop-Brown Před 9 měsíci
The Dracula Palace
Zach da gaming legend 75
Zach da gaming legend 75 Před 9 měsíci
scientists: NO FAIR WERE SUPPOSED TO FIND DESCOVERYS antscanada: I is are ant master >:3
• SnowPlow •
• SnowPlow • Před 9 měsíci
I wonder what his search history is? Probably "Aquariums" XD
Erika Leupold
Erika Leupold Před 9 měsíci
The blood forest, the blood temple and the fortress of fangs. Just guesses
Edgar Ochoa
Edgar Ochoa Před 9 měsíci
Bloody kingdom
BloodRedKat Před 9 měsíci
On a completely separate note, can anyone tell me what music that is at 2:00?
jravenroblox FOWH
jravenroblox FOWH Před 9 měsíci
We call the blood legiun
Joe Roulette
Joe Roulette Před 9 měsíci
Blood lands sounds like a cool name for the new vampire ant thing
Helio Queiroz
Helio Queiroz Před 9 měsíci
A good name for them would be Blood Legion.
professional amateur
professional amateur Před 9 měsíci
Maybe it's camouflage or it's because of there photosensitivity
Alex Benjamin
Alex Benjamin Před 9 měsíci
I don't have antbut I watch all your video can you send me some with qween please l live in Jamaica Rose Garden long Bay PO Portland
Arno Monsaert
Arno Monsaert Před 9 měsíci
Tricity Nicole
Tricity Nicole Před 9 měsíci
Maybe name the new vampire area.. Blood Hollow? Or Antsylvania? (like transylvania) Idk I like blood hollow
Awai Před 9 měsíci
Why do I find the creepiest ant colonies so cute. They friggin put mud on their little faces I'm dead ;0;
Lord Wispa
Lord Wispa Před 9 měsíci
Maybe YOU mudded their faces when you dumped in there AMIDST the mud? The mud on their faces is the same colour as the mud they were tossed in with. It also looks like their Cleaning it off their faces, not putting it on.
McShnugget17 Před 9 měsíci
Jungle. Blood nation like if u argree
Nifemi King star Ghost Hunter Alabi
Nifemi King star Ghost Hunter Alabi Před 9 měsíci
Blood land
holly brenner
holly brenner Před 9 měsíci
how dare you not name these ants the Cullens and how dare you not let them live in Forks.
Daniel Tomaske
Daniel Tomaske Před 9 měsíci
I really love your videos thanks for putting your time in to them
ia iguana
ia iguana Před 9 měsíci
The dark cave
Daniel alvarez
Daniel alvarez Před 9 měsíci
You should call it blood lovers
Olivia Quezada
Olivia Quezada Před 9 měsíci
Terrarium name idea: TransylvANTia
gamer craze
gamer craze Před 9 měsíci
Land of deth
Zin Zevvenneer
Zin Zevvenneer Před 9 měsíci
identification of "soldiers" possibly
WILLIAM GALAN Před 10 měsíci
“La región de la sangre “which means the region of blood in Spanish
me Před 10 měsíci
The clay cools the brains of the smarter ants. Its like a processor heat sink.
Your Son
Your Son Před 10 měsíci
It scares me how smart these things are. You have ants that use agriculture and farm other bugs for their milk, and now you have ants putting on war paint. They’re getting too strong. It’s like the bee movie but real life and I’m scared.
Celestail The Cosmos dragon
Celestail The Cosmos dragon Před 10 měsíci
The tank should be called dragon skeleton or something like that cuz the drift wood on the left kinda looks like a dragon skull and it’s perfect for the spooky theme pls like this so antscanada notices me
Marco Tobias
Marco Tobias Před 10 měsíci
Watch your back or front or ear just in case they are getting ready for war against you....
A Child's Encyclopedia
A Child's Encyclopedia Před 10 měsíci
They cannot climb glass (answer for question)
nightmare animations owo
nightmare animations owo Před 10 měsíci
you should call it reino de la muerte or kingdom of death in spannish
ONEHITKILL Před 10 měsíci
How about the blood borne palace.
dez davis
dez davis Před 10 měsíci
Climb walls
Tiffany Young
Tiffany Young Před 10 měsíci
i think it should be the red hills
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