My New Giant Earwig Farm

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I created the ultimate earwig farm for my new colony of giant tropical black earwigs. The setup was a recreation of their natural habitat, the cloud rainforest of Mt. Banahaw, where I collected them. The earwigs' reaction to their new jungle kingdom was awe-inspiring, but the thing I spotted when they were all moved in completely moved me! 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, thank you for watching! So, what should we name them? Also, can you guess who the 'muse' is? Pls remember to SUBSCRIBE to join the AC Family! It's ant/earwig love forever! Xoxo

    1. Anthony John
      Anthony John
      15 dagen geleden

      Delphiniums as in the oracle of Delphi

    2. Jacq
      22 dagen geleden

      The Stapes Squad (stapes is the smallest bone in the ear. it's Also stirrup shaped like their pincers!)

    3. Tomas Keedi
      Tomas Keedi
      26 dagen geleden

      The Black Armored Giants

    4. Tomas Keedi
      Tomas Keedi
      26 dagen geleden

      The Black Armored Giants

    5. Lucas Wong Yew Jie
      Lucas Wong Yew Jie
      27 dagen geleden

      earie backstabber

  2. 444 THE HIDDEN NORTH 444
    444 THE HIDDEN NORTH 444
    8 uur geleden

    AC should have his own TV channel dedicated to learning about insects!

  3. Spoopy Skeleton
    Spoopy Skeleton
    3 dagen geleden

    “A Ficus Micocarpa plant, which I found to be very attractive.” Ficus Micocarpa plant: Oh heheh uwu

  4. ThatGuywiththeAnimals
    4 dagen geleden

    I used to breed the earwigs I would find in my backyard as feeder insects for my other animals. It sucks that they arent used more widely like that as they are great for feeders and are very prolific.

  5. Alexander Young
    Alexander Young
    6 dagen geleden

    when i was sleeping 2 nights ago and i got woken up by a bloody nose caused by an earwig

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

    A Bugz Life 🐜..

  7. Michael McGivern
    Michael McGivern
    11 dagen geleden

    name them after the Beverly hillbillies The "Clampbutts"

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

  9. Colton Boone
    Colton Boone
    11 dagen geleden

    Ears of oplimpos

  10. ghost
    13 dagen geleden

    You should make a Terrarium like this, but plant a Senna plant inside. They have nectar glands that constantly secrete and attract ants, but they don't harm the plant. I have one in a big pot outside and it has an entire ant colony living in the pot. The ones in my garden are covered also, I eat the leaves and the seed pods which they leave alone.

  11. Jake Plackett
    Jake Plackett
    14 dagen geleden

    The beherian mother's or the beherian empire something like that would be a cool name

  12. Greg Vieau
    Greg Vieau
    15 dagen geleden

    WTF???? Waste of time!!! Feed them to your ants, let them start a new colony in there!

  13. Sazal Rai Thulung
    Sazal Rai Thulung
    15 dagen geleden

    I really hope it is a new species 😀😀😀

  14. the quickest ssd
    the quickest ssd
    16 dagen geleden

    Ahh earwigs the thing I hate most.. thanks for showing me giant ones 🤣

  15. J Bang
    J Bang
    17 dagen geleden

    I would like to mention that we can call the place “wax museum “because 👂 ear wax lol

  16. J Bang
    J Bang
    17 dagen geleden

    Sometimes I forget how small or big the insects you have because they all look big . Could you do a size compare to a coin so i can realized how big or small they really are.

  17. Megalon9631
    18 dagen geleden

    Pinchy butts

  18. Dudu Mhlongo
    Dudu Mhlongo
    18 dagen geleden

    The snaping giants is what I thought of

  19. RockyMountainAnts
    18 dagen geleden

    antscanada : "I wouldn't dare touch these things with my bare hands" also antscanada : "I shall sacrifice my honey covered hand to a colony of fire ants"

  20. Steven Watson
    Steven Watson
    19 dagen geleden

    You could've named them rad from fallout eu

  21. Deet Grogstin
    Deet Grogstin
    19 dagen geleden

    Knew it was earwigs

  22. Travis Escabi
    Travis Escabi
    19 dagen geleden

    As a dedicated car guy that defensive odor wouldn’t scare me away if anything I’d like it

  23. delloda
    20 dagen geleden

    Took me days to eradicate earwigs from my balcony plants and you are breeding them!

  24. Basement Dweller
    Basement Dweller
    21 dag geleden

    Ahhhh! That’s groovy!

  25. Damien Allen
    Damien Allen
    21 dag geleden

    I seriously want a colony any recommendations.

  26. Kyle Menard
    Kyle Menard
    22 dagen geleden

    " The Heard " get it... ha ha...ha

  27. MrPlaystation3system
    22 dagen geleden

    There Army ants and drivers ants too

  28. Bambino’s Balaclava
    Bambino’s Balaclava
    22 dagen geleden

    It’s a meme still to me that I bet all new members of this beautiful channels fan base wonder why your names AntsCanada and you don’t live in Canada anymore 😂 though it would be weird if you changed it I gotta say, you’re still like the only NLrock I wanted like discovery channel or animal planet 😂

  29. Chronicoverburn
    22 dagen geleden

    I had an earwig tree outside my old house they dug into the decaying tree hundreds of them

  30. Julie Curzon
    Julie Curzon
    22 dagen geleden

    the ones i grew up with were tiny so when i was little, i MAY have....... pulled of there pincers of sorry

  31. Omarri Wilkes
    Omarri Wilkes
    23 dagen geleden

    Bro I have not been getting notifications

  32. youtmeme
    23 dagen geleden

    they freak me out!!😮

  33. Dark blur
    Dark blur
    24 dagen geleden

    I remember as a kid I used to play and watch these guys do there thing in the garden

  34. Garrett Roberts
    Garrett Roberts
    24 dagen geleden

    The Brain Invaders would be a good name.

  35. Canadian Madness
    Canadian Madness
    25 dagen geleden

    I remember rumours in Toronto that ear wigs should grapple on your ears and never let go

    1. Alpha
      25 dagen geleden

      And it's a rumour that remains nothing but a rumour. Earwigs have no specific interest in your ears.

  36. JiglyKeeby
    26 dagen geleden

    "The Head"

  37. foot nugget
    foot nugget
    28 dagen geleden

    nice 7 minute intro

  38. miks team
    miks team
    28 dagen geleden

    When i was a kid i was scared tht they would crawl in my ear and pinch the inside of my ear

  39. Shem the Minecraft man
    Shem the Minecraft man
    29 dagen geleden

    i'm glad you decided to keep earwigs, these things are easy to feed and they breed rather quickly. trust me i kept a group of them over a day and they decided to breed the other night

  40. Nik Freedom
    Nik Freedom
    Maand geleden

    You should try a self feeding ant colony basically a closed loop where no human intervention is necessary. Is that possible?

    1. Alpha
      25 dagen geleden

      I think he tried that before, and had somewhat succesfull results. One was with roaches that would occasionally fall down into the outworld, where they would be eaten. This didn't work well. The other one was his trapjaw colony, that would hunt down springtails living in their terrarium. That one worked decently if I recall correct. However, with these setups some interaction is still needed, if you really want a closed loop you need a large fully closed jar with a good variety of plants, insects eating the plants and decomposers. If the balance is good, all energy needed would come from the sun captured by the plants. However, if the ants overhunt their prey die out. If the plants die out, everything dies out too.

  41. Sebastian Hughes
    Sebastian Hughes
    Maand geleden

    i woke up from a dead sleep the other night and pulled an earwig out of my ear. as someone who loves bugs, i can agree that they are interesting and id like to learn more about, i just dont want them near me xD

  42. Destin Shepard
    Destin Shepard
    Maand geleden

    People are eating literally

  43. Maximian Studios
    Maximian Studios
    Maand geleden

    I found a beetle in my ear when camping once

  44. Pam Spray
    Pam Spray
    Maand geleden

    I grew up being told the myth of earwigs. And I have a fear of things entering my ear, so I was always wary of them(I had ear tubes as a kid). Of course, my curiosity can be a bit overpowering at times, so I'm excited to learn more!

  45. 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

  46. Joshua Sam
    Joshua Sam
    Maand geleden

    For sept colony

  47. DraccGaming
    Maand geleden

    Ear wigs do burrow in Ears however they don't go past the eardrum

  48. Eduardo Jiménez
    Eduardo Jiménez
    Maand geleden

    It would be so cool to see you have a bee hive with fully glass

  49. Jaxson Young
    Jaxson Young
    Maand geleden

    Hey just come to my house for an earwig farm

  50. Sowel 44
    Sowel 44
    Maand geleden

    I don't know what the name should be but its clearly a republic.

  51. Rett Films
    Rett Films
    Maand geleden

    These epic species are giving me more goosebumps then I’ve ever had

  52. Hawkeye Mihawk
    Hawkeye Mihawk
    Maand geleden

    Lol look at the butt pincers on those guys

  53. D-Emprah Expects
    D-Emprah Expects
    Maand geleden

    The Oricle Earwigs of course!

  54. Miranda Skye
    Miranda Skye
    Maand geleden

    The earwig got its name because the shapes of their wings resemble the shapes of ears, the burrowing thing is just a misunderstanding of the name by children

  55. Red's World
    Red's World
    Maand geleden

    I Used To Own One When I was 5!

  56. I m not funny :o
    I m not funny :o
    Maand geleden

    How is the termites going?

  57. Raenir Salazar
    Raenir Salazar
    Maand geleden

    *sees earwigs* *screams*

  58. Gabriel Schneider
    Gabriel Schneider
    Maand geleden

    Wow that's just cool.I get what you mean when you say creator of worlds but you make mini insect worlds. You should name them the Black Giants.

  59. Reuben Daly
    Reuben Daly
    Maand geleden

    because this meme hasn't been dead long enough, call them the harambe nation

  60. Lilfattcatt
    Maand geleden

    As a Pennsylvanian I hate earwigs

  61. Kalle Von Brundin
    Kalle Von Brundin
    Maand geleden

    1:10 why does it look like the mfkn grudge? 😱

  62. Brendan Sitkiewicz
    Brendan Sitkiewicz
    Maand geleden

    I don't know much about earwigs but I can definitely tell you That those are not the same species Because of pictures I looked at of earwigs

  63. Krimsy Sock
    Krimsy Sock
    Maand geleden

    I love earwigs but sadly my fav st Helena earwigs but they are extinct.And a great name will be Edward's yellow cloud forest because it's eggs are yellow.

  64. Marco Aurélio Nascimento
    Marco Aurélio Nascimento
    Maand geleden

    Awesome! Those giant earwigs are beautiful creatures, so interesting

  65. Ed Gufler
    Ed Gufler
    Maand geleden

    Enjoyed the Video AC , thank you for sharing it with us.

  66. Bengal
    Maand geleden

    There’s earwigs where I live and they’re awesome! ps the ones where I live are t that big

  67. Tia Brown
    Tia Brown
    Maand geleden

    The Oracles Earrings wood be cool

  68. Godzilla
    Maand geleden

    18:32 I see a earwig in the back

  69. Godzilla
    Maand geleden

    18:14 this is adorable

  70. Velcro Hermit
    Velcro Hermit
    Maand geleden

    Your condo is a tortured hellscape. Thanks for the video.

  71. Kylie Bobo
    Kylie Bobo
    Maand geleden

    I use the app picture insect on iOS to identify any bug I come across that i don’t know the species of, I feel it might be of some use to identify the earwigs, I haven’t watched far into the video yet so I don’t know if he’s identified them.

  72. Magnus Emilsson
    Magnus Emilsson
    Maand geleden

    In Swedish earwig is called ”tvestärt” that is combined of two words. ”stjärt” is translated to posterior body part on bird or fish el. reptiles, insects, etc. (on human it is the ass). The other part “tve” is the same as two or double. In others words it can be translated to “two tails”. the Swedish botanist Carl von Linné (he is the father to our two-term naming system for species) wrote in 1751 “Håller sig i Trädgårdsängar. Man är rädd att få denna i öronen .. ty fast han med sin stiert ej kan skada hinnorne ini örat, är han dock swår att få ut, ty han har så många klor på fötterna, hwarmed han kan hålla sig fast.” (Stays in garden beds. You are afraid of getting this in your ears ... for although he cannot damage the membranes in his ear with his tail, he is difficult to get out, because he has as many claws on his feet as he can hold on to. ")

  73. April Garcia
    April Garcia
    Maand geleden

    I would be so scared ! Even the little ones scare me. I was told they would eat my ear drums if I fell asleep on the floor. 😬of course I was a child that use to fall asleep on the floor with my dog. lol

  74. wol377
    Maand geleden

    "Guys I have a big surprise for you at the end of the video" .... "Find out next time"!!!!!!!! Disliked

  75. F l o w e r C a t
    F l o w e r C a t
    Maand geleden

    EarWigs Are Just Discount Termites That Like To Come Out In The Middle Of Night And Scare Tf Outa My Mother, Really. She Told Me That When She Went Camping Like 500 Starting Coming Out And Started Crawling On Her

  76. steph estan
    steph estan
    Maand geleden

    maybe earwing jungle i I use wing instead of wig cause I heard that they can fly

  77. steph estan
    steph estan
    Maand geleden

    name them earwings

  78. hockeypwnsyou11
    Maand geleden

    Name them the Titans!!! Cause they’re giant earwigs not just ordinary regular humans. They will rule the universe!

  79. Brayden Alexander
    Brayden Alexander
    Maand geleden

    White rock beach has some cool large salt water ones

  80. Gracelyn Robinette
    Gracelyn Robinette
    Maand geleden

    👋 hi♥️🇨🇦

  81. idleworm fred
    idleworm fred
    Maand geleden

    My nemesis earwig!!!!!!!

  82. idleworm fred
    idleworm fred
    Maand geleden

    I've seen those things in my house

  83. Springtrap Crafter
    Springtrap Crafter
    Maand geleden

    Maybe call them the tuning forks? It’s a pretty good idea if I do say so myself.

  84. Nimzy Lindel
    Nimzy Lindel
    Maand geleden

    How about call them profits since they live in Oracle and they're earwigs so they're the ears of God

  85. Over Is Cool
    Over Is Cool
    Maand geleden


  86. 0matthewzero
    Maand geleden

    Ed wigs & the angry Anth Ed: Edward scissorhands wigs: self explanatory Anth: anthicidae: or I'm an ant, I'm totally an ant. Who's a beetle? NOooo I'm a Y Yu YOU YOoou're a beetle, Yea cause I'm an ant. SHUT UP! YOUR FACE IS A BEETLE, HA. bb b but I'm an ant.

  87. 0matthewzero
    Maand geleden

    is it the blue spotted beetle?

  88. Marcus Moore
    Marcus Moore
    Maand geleden

    How are there any dislikes fr though?

  89. Hidden Sun
    Hidden Sun
    Maand geleden

    Name ideas: Rapid Gliders (for their fast flying that you mentioned) Raging Moonlight Empire(They are known to be aggressive plus they are nocturnal) Fogging Forest colony (For their terrain they live in) idk ._.

  90. vorniceanu ionut
    vorniceanu ionut
    Maand geleden

    Named them yellow hats.

  91. tandunzzz
    Maand geleden

    Love the videos you did but if I may suggest, add a soft light to balance the dark area of the setup. Thank you for sharing the loves

  92. Hex
    Maand geleden

    I'm a dermatologist. Those are Def yellow egg laying wood eating earwigs.

    1. Fetus Enchilada
      Fetus Enchilada
      Maand geleden

      A dermatologist is a skin doctor, a dermapterologist studies dermaptera the insect order earwigs are in.

  93. Tracie Parsons yt name the van
    Tracie Parsons yt name the van
    Maand geleden

    Wighead (name)

  94. Raptozolt_Gaming
    Maand geleden

    The aether earwigs

  95. pournami s
    pournami s
    Maand geleden

    You tell that these earrings are very poisonous like that I think but now you are growing it but we love and we have to see how they grow and a fans are supporting you ❤️❤️

  96. Judith Schtiengart
    Judith Schtiengart
    Maand geleden

    earwig defamation league attack!!!

  97. Wolfpirate 7931
    Wolfpirate 7931
    Maand geleden

    The bloodthirsty devils

  98. Guy Incognito
    Guy Incognito
    Maand geleden

    That’s a whole giant box of nope you got there Ant man, all due respect.

  99. Roger Roca
    Roger Roca
    Maand geleden

    8:42 dude i like ur vids but this music is drilling my brain

  100. Hex Maniac Gabby
    Hex Maniac Gabby
    Maand geleden

    I had one of these crawl up my leg in bed one time I still feel all the legs *shudder*