My Ants Think I'm an Alien - The 'Fishbowl Hypothesis'

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I'm an alien to my pet golden ant colony. Their current home urgently needed an expansion, so I gave them a new living space. As they moved in, it made me ponder the , as well as my relationship with my ants as their ant keeper, in a very profound way. Hope you enjoy this week's episode! Ant love forever! This video was shot in 4K Ultra HD resolution.

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  1. AntsCanada
    2 maanden geleden

    AC Family, thanks for watching! Ant love forever! Hope you can remember to LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE, and SUBSCRIBE if you enjoyed this video! Also, pls VOTE for our Golden Ant Colony's official name by hitting LIKE on your favourite choice (in the Replies below):

    1. Technical Gaming
      Technical Gaming
      Maand geleden

      Golden girls

    2. Allan Carstens
      Allan Carstens
      2 maanden geleden

      The goldnes empier

    3. javan zikpi
      javan zikpi
      2 maanden geleden

      The liquid is called honey dew

    4. James Family Adventures
      James Family Adventures
      2 maanden geleden

      The Bitcoins because these are golden and bitcoins are very expensive

    5. fred benton
      fred benton
      2 maanden geleden

      The tiger eyes >:3

  2. Emma Garner
    Emma Garner
    Dag geleden

    This is the next thing you get to a film

  3. Shingo Star
    Shingo Star
    4 dagen geleden

    There's a movie that sort of depicts what you are saying... I believe the movie was called Dark City.

  4. Alexisasheep
    4 dagen geleden

    Basically the simulation theory

  5. Aaliyah Swartz
    Aaliyah Swartz
    5 dagen geleden

    The blazers are a good name

  6. Seb Singson
    Seb Singson
    6 dagen geleden

    Am just a kid but i know how to raise a queen ant now

  7. Fill-up   well🔑key
    Fill-up well🔑key
    8 dagen geleden

    A Bugz Life 🐜..

  8. Nurul Syakirah
    Nurul Syakirah
    10 dagen geleden

    I know i am a little late but i like golden girls too

  9. WOON LI HOE Moe
    10 dagen geleden

    I like golden weaver ants.

  10. Chelsea Parker
    Chelsea Parker
    11 dagen geleden

    can we call it the Goldin Guardians

  11. Random Person
    Random Person
    12 dagen geleden

    I'm kinda sure i have a golden ant queen due to her abdomen!

  12. Dayton Cubis
    Dayton Cubis
    13 dagen geleden

    For the enclosure could we cal it the Money Vault

    1. Dayton Cubis
      Dayton Cubis
      13 dagen geleden


  13. Mike Mangabat
    Mike Mangabat
    14 dagen geleden

    lol I love the sound effects :D haha.

  14. Diber Shai
    Diber Shai
    14 dagen geleden

    Perhaps earth is an experiment where one species was suddenly given sapience and greed so alien caretakers can watch how it slowly ruins its ecosystem.

  15. Mr p
    Mr p
    16 dagen geleden

    Alien? I always thought that ants thought of us as gods or somin

  16. TheJrodification
    17 dagen geleden


  17. Listed MiA
    Listed MiA
    18 dagen geleden

    Me @ 12:37am, finally a video thats not gonna melt my brain! I dont follow people religiously so when i see an ants canada video i havent seen yet i know its gonna be a good 20-40 minute mental ride.

  18. Ange Lisse
    Ange Lisse
    19 dagen geleden

    The moneydew is not as good as honeydew but it is such a hit to the ants and is still a unknown reason for some moneydew coming out of nowhere and the ants is just confused the ants so much that the and are trying to figure out what made the moneydew come but it is just you

  19. memer memes gaming
    memer memes gaming
    21 dag geleden

    its honeydew

  20. Jennifer Lim
    Jennifer Lim
    21 dag geleden


  21. katelyn Clark
    katelyn Clark
    22 dagen geleden

    Me catching a queen: yes I got a queen! The queen:I HAVE A STARTED COLONY DUMO! me:idc I want you

  22. Pub Gup
    Pub Gup
    22 dagen geleden

    Oh this is cool!

  23. Tyler mg
    Tyler mg
    22 dagen geleden

    Antscanada should make ants evolve weirdly by slowly flooding a terrarium

  24. 23 dagen geleden

    gold ants

  25. Christine Lee
    Christine Lee
    23 dagen geleden

    Trade offer: I receive bodyguards. You receive honey dew

  26. Some Ordinary Grass.
    Some Ordinary Grass.
    24 dagen geleden

    You got me laughing 💀

  27. anita koziura
    anita koziura
    25 dagen geleden

    I've been watching for five years now and I like The Gilded Warriors

  28. Lightning Tornado
    Lightning Tornado
    26 dagen geleden

    Bruh money due

  29. Carbon No6
    Carbon No6
    28 dagen geleden

    This video has a great ending message!

  30. SJHFoto
    29 dagen geleden

    The thing is, God is not a creation like we are. He is the Creator of the entire universe. And as our loving Creator, God wants us to live our best and happiest life. In order to do so, we need to follow the Guidebook He has provided-the Bible. You see, unlike us humans that know much about the ants, but are still learning, our Creator knows us completely. Ps 139: 1-3 says: "O Jehovah, you have searched through me, and you know me. 2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up. You discern my thoughts from afar. 3 You observe me when I travel and when I lie down; You are familiar with all my ways He is the one that wants us to fill the earth and subdue it-and to be a loving caretaker of it. Soon, under His Kingdom, this reality will be fufilled

  31. Daniele K.
    Daniele K.
    29 dagen geleden

    Call it Planet of the ants.

  32. John Mark Berces
    John Mark Berces
    Maand geleden

    Hi ac family I want to ask something,can you deliver queen ants to me there's no queen ant walking by, please donate some queen ants to me I beg you please,I will send my address if you saw this message,#send_queen_ants_please ,I love you ac family,love from:Thaz in the Philippines,btw I live in the bicol region,camarines sur,pasacao I will send my location here in pasacao cam sur if you saw this comment

  33. ༒cleetus the flamingo fan 2⃣༒
    ༒cleetus the flamingo fan 2⃣༒
    Maand geleden

    5:33 it's free real estate

  34. catdogbeefish
    Maand geleden

    Golden glory’s

  35. ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻ ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻
    ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻ ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻
    Maand geleden

    now thinking about a video on earth being like "Oh no, my humans have a virus and I need your help!

  36. Antonio D
    Antonio D
    Maand geleden

    The substance that plant insetcs bribe ants with in exchange for protection is honeydew.

  37. Marc Catalano
    Marc Catalano
    Maand geleden

    As humans we think we are so smart. Then we find out ants have been running cities, farming and raising animals for food for millions of years. Personally I think we do a lousy job of mimicking nature.

  38. Diamond Tacos
    Diamond Tacos
    Maand geleden

    I felt that Sip of water the worker ant took in the beginning

  39. Juicebox - Just some guy
    Juicebox - Just some guy
    Maand geleden

    Simply one of the best channels in youtubes entire existence.

  40. Spinosaurus
    Maand geleden

    yo antscanada stop giving me existential crisis, i had like an whole hour thinking about it.

  41. Jxcob da Birb
    Jxcob da Birb
    Maand geleden

    Jesus loves you! He gave His life on the cross for and all you have to do to be saved is trust in Him and repent of your sins

  42. Erin Freeman
    Erin Freeman
    Maand geleden

    Me, a dirty ant dumped out of my test tube

  43. SCP Foundation
    SCP Foundation
    Maand geleden

    The way he said *god* killed me.

  44. Gabriel Schneider
    Gabriel Schneider
    Maand geleden

    lol they think your an alien XD XD XD

  45. Justin Brunner
    Justin Brunner
    Maand geleden


  46. Mosquito
    Maand geleden

  47. Utkir Kamiljanov
    Utkir Kamiljanov
    Maand geleden

    8:11 We escaped from our terrarium to the moon Long Ago.

  48. Thiago Alexander
    Thiago Alexander
    Maand geleden

    Ants Canada can u help where to find a ant to I buy pls want a queen which is not so aggressive and not produce too much ants ant lover forever

  49. Thomas Foody
    Thomas Foody
    Maand geleden

    Honeydew is secreted to bribe the ants 😁

  50. jason felan
    jason felan
    Maand geleden


  51. AkihiroKen Alonzo
    AkihiroKen Alonzo
    Maand geleden

    The Golden ckingdon

  52. AkihiroKen Alonzo
    AkihiroKen Alonzo
    Maand geleden

    Ants are totally like us 🐜❤ and ❤ your videos AC family 👍

  53. Jennifer Maria Brocco
    Jennifer Maria Brocco
    Maand geleden

    Oh those are ants??

  54. nathan_the_red_wolf_demon
    Maand geleden

    I thought of something one of the old ants "back in my day we never had a bigger place to roam"

  55. Tera Miso
    Tera Miso
    Maand geleden

    Are you in Canada right now or in Philippines Filming all of your videos? @AntsCanada

  56. purpleXpotion
    Maand geleden

    Basically, Capitalism helping ants escape the Hood. 😅

  57. purpleXpotion
    Maand geleden

    Sooo.. there’s this invasive ant species colonizing the storage room outside my apartment.. should I spray them with insecticide or ship them to Canada? 😅

  58. Raevin Jibril Cano
    Raevin Jibril Cano
    Maand geleden

    if this guy dies the ants will die in a few weeks

  59. Reaper Z
    Reaper Z
    Maand geleden

    The tunnel dwellers

  60. Menelio Patapat
    Menelio Patapat
    Maand geleden

    I vote golden girls

  61. William A
    William A
    Maand geleden

    Darn, a missed opportunity to call them the Gilded Gladiators.

  62. Danniel Harrison
    Danniel Harrison
    Maand geleden

    the battle ants

  63. NoodleLoops
    Maand geleden

    The Big coincoins

  64. Brandt Yee
    Brandt Yee
    Maand geleden

    We actually had to cut down a tree because there were scale insects on it

  65. Dorien James
    Dorien James
    Maand geleden


  66. Zom_TYT
    Maand geleden

    1:27 my favorite part. This had me Laughing so much.

  67. Abida Naz
    Abida Naz
    Maand geleden

    I vote for golden girls it sounds more official

  68. Abida Naz
    Abida Naz
    Maand geleden

    And it’s the largest ant in the world

  69. Abida Naz
    Abida Naz
    Maand geleden

    Hey do you know the bullet ant if it bites you it’s like getting shot by a gun

  70. rymii
    Maand geleden

    i have pheidole pallidula ants there big so i put in between the outhouse and lid a muskito net whit small small holes abd it work fine

  71. fishy
    2 maanden geleden

    Ant Canada: honey… Captions: honey…? Ant Canada: honeydew Captions: moneydew

  72. James Booth
    James Booth
    2 maanden geleden

    The amount of effort and time you put into your videos gives me so much inspiration in my professional life. Thank you for the years of amazing content

  73. Fiasshole
    2 maanden geleden

    meta af

  74. Teluga
    2 maanden geleden

    But I’m scared of ants because small ones in my house Will name them bitter golden ants

  75. Braulio Uranga!
    Braulio Uranga!
    2 maanden geleden

    @antscanada I have a confession, I used to kill ants because I thought they were nasty and gross but I stumbled across your channel and I have to say it’s really neat watching the ants it changed my thoughts on the ants!

  76. M B
    M B
    2 maanden geleden

    I like the ants BUT your commentary reminds me of Troom Troom

  77. Anthony Casale
    Anthony Casale
    2 maanden geleden

    Golden gardians

  78. TnZ ShuZZ
    TnZ ShuZZ
    2 maanden geleden

    God created the ants and everything else ❤️✝️

  79. Tan Susanne
    Tan Susanne
    2 maanden geleden

    I like the bitcoins for the golden ants

  80. balls online
    balls online
    2 maanden geleden

    Wouldn’t it be cool if ants were humanoid, made noises and were colored by species just like normal ants?

  81. Kyl3M4tth3w
    2 maanden geleden

    Suggestion: make a fake ant copy and see their reaction to it

  82. Aergia
    2 maanden geleden

    I love ants how can you make a place to watch them

  83. Davide Cicuttin
    Davide Cicuttin
    2 maanden geleden

    i'd try to interact in a shamanistic way, so that they can request something by using "alien" objects, just like we tried to do..

  84. Teh Li Shen
    Teh Li Shen
    2 maanden geleden

    I like how you make the intro sound like we're aliens to the ants

  85. j.v plays
    j.v plays
    2 maanden geleden

    this looks like Golden- tailed Spiny Ant aka Polyrhachis ammon

  86. Shannon Hutton
    Shannon Hutton
    2 maanden geleden

    A name for the ant colony could be " The mighty moneydew colony" 😂😂😂

  87. Jon Pom420
    Jon Pom420
    2 maanden geleden

    I need to get me some golden girls Id name them the Aztecas

  88. Cody's Roblox Video's
    Cody's Roblox Video's
    2 maanden geleden

    7:56 lol that ant looked like it was sitting.

  89. Thomas Alègre de la Soujeole
    Thomas Alègre de la Soujeole
    2 maanden geleden

    « Shaking the entire colony out of its test tube - imagine if it were you » : Well, ask the Japanese 😄

  90. FoxHowl
    2 maanden geleden

    I was totally not prepared for that puking sound at the start 😂😂😂

  91. 2 maanden geleden

    Make a zombie theme enclosure withgreen ants

  92. American Jedi
    American Jedi
    2 maanden geleden

    Manna from the heavens.

  93. Abysstress
    2 maanden geleden

    We are lovecraftian horrors to ants. In this case benevolent ones, but ones non-the-less. Giant beings watching and manipulating with motives beyond their understanding. Spoopy :o

  94. Bancha Ovartlarnporn
    Bancha Ovartlarnporn
    2 maanden geleden

    The kingdom of goldania

  95. BestEverFisher
    2 maanden geleden

    Answer to the question: the plant insects will offer food and/or cleaning for the ants

  96. Burt hallisey
    Burt hallisey
    2 maanden geleden

    Plants give ants a sugary liquid in exchange for protection

  97. KewPie TV
    KewPie TV
    2 maanden geleden


  98. Subscribe if you like people
    Subscribe if you like people
    2 maanden geleden

    Should be called the goldstone ants or the jewlers

  99. Phoenix Fields
    Phoenix Fields
    2 maanden geleden

    "here taste this! BlaaAH"

  100. Christian Moore
    Christian Moore
    2 maanden geleden

    The Golden World or The Golden Empire