What Scientists Discovered About Mystery Ant # 555 | The Big Surprise Ending

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Wait for the big surprise ending. I finally got to the bottom of the secret identity and life of a mystery ant, tentatively named Ant # 555 from my yard. It was a species I hadn't seen before, and to our surprise, a taxonomist and myrmecologist Dr. General suspected that this ant we discovered in my yard was actually a new ant discovery. We just weren't sure if it was a new ant species we had discovered, or if the ant was just a new geographic sighting of Meranoplus bicolor, an already known species. This video finally makes the announcement as to what Dr. General found out about this Mystery Ant # 555. I also make a grand revelation by the end of the video. 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
    6 maanden geleden

    Greetings, Ant Lovers/AC Family! The big news is out! *BE SURE TO WAIT FOR THE SURPRISE ENDING of this episode!* Thanks so much for watching and if you enjoyed this episode, I’d be eternally grateful if you could remember to hit the LIKE button, SHARE the video, and SUBSCRIBE (Hit the BELL and select ALL for Notifications Squad). Ant love forever! QUESTION: So what should we name the ants?

    1. Lim Jia Hong
      Lim Jia Hong
      24 dagen geleden


    2. Mysterious Cat
      Mysterious Cat
      2 maanden geleden

      Please name it Time Stopping Ants (Jojo Refference) Because they stop when they see you

    3. Uri noreuG
      Uri noreuG
      4 maanden geleden

      Acfamilius is the best scientific ant name

    4. Ominor Brahim
      Ominor Brahim
      4 maanden geleden

      Hmmmmm maybe named the meranoplous The Spike Ants

    5. Megamind Playz
      Megamind Playz
      5 maanden geleden


  2. Tam Nguyen
    Tam Nguyen
    3 uur geleden

    Ac familinuos.

  3. Morebball
    Dag geleden

    Fire harts

  4. Ryan Goodwin
    Ryan Goodwin
    Dag geleden

    Garden ants / The gardener ants or the gardening ants

  5. °Ye1low.lemon°
    6 dagen geleden

    if my science teacher shows this video for us to research on and make us interested on science, i would be born ready to take notes and study

  6. ezekiel ehmke
    ezekiel ehmke
    7 dagen geleden

    It was not till the end of the video during the closing remarks that I realized the pun in "plot twist"i believe this video to be foreshadowing of him expanding the ant topia

  7. Brandon Ngeow
    Brandon Ngeow
    8 dagen geleden

    my garden occasionally has these ants; they sometimes create ant nests like this. im quite sure that the ants in this vid are the same ones as in my garden

  8. KawaiiMinecrafter
    10 dagen geleden

    Hi AntsCanada ive subscribed to your channel

  9. David Mendez
    David Mendez
    12 dagen geleden

    Cutie Patootie

  10. Minions Tennant
    Minions Tennant
    13 dagen geleden

    The bloody vampires or vampires for short or the thorned caped crusaders or....I have more but i put them on the video before this one.

  11. Minions Tennant
    Minions Tennant
    13 dagen geleden

    or the antscanadant

  12. Mob 1262
    Mob 1262
    15 dagen geleden

    they remind me of honey bees

  13. melody tan
    melody tan
    15 dagen geleden


  14. Bo Jing
    Bo Jing
    17 dagen geleden

    The Stich in Lilo and Stich is labelled specimen 6-2-6. And this one is 555 XD

  15. Uno de Cien
    Uno de Cien
    17 dagen geleden

    Dude I came back to this channel after a few months I just 3 videos I realized why I left in the first place. A lot of clickbait, vague commentary and pointless result.

  16. HIGH
    19 dagen geleden

    Yay i can have a new ant colony yay i live in malay yay

  17. Lou_Lou
    19 dagen geleden

    The names should be "The thorned crusaders" or "Crimson crusaders"

  18. Brink12Con1080p
    21 dag geleden

    I was thinking that, since they are ancient, being documented in the 1800's.. That a good and cool name for them would be "The Precursors". (Pre-Curse-ers)

    1. Brink12Con1080p
      21 dag geleden

      Oh nvm, I missed that long ago lmao

  19. CVbrox
    21 dag geleden

    Me when you see a ant nest: SMACK why? Because I'm afraid a giant ant will come out because the holes are to big

  20. ultra apple
    ultra apple
    22 dagen geleden

    I think their name needs to be the horn canada ant. Because it has little horns in it's body.

  21. Bristol Carney
    Bristol Carney
    22 dagen geleden

    Him: choose a name for marano+bicolor ant *idk how to spell it * Me: fruit ant because it has fruit colors

  22. Slavic Mapper
    Slavic Mapper
    22 dagen geleden

    The Athenians, cuz theyre fighting the spartans

  23. Insane sport athletes
    Insane sport athletes
    24 dagen geleden

    Joe mamma name

  24. hollowgent
    24 dagen geleden

    Loving all the videos I'm watching dude all you're info and passion helped me decide on starting a colony now I have 2 queens in the dark resting and nesting

  25. Blazifyer Playz
    Blazifyer Playz
    26 dagen geleden

    Uhhh I Saw This Ant Near My House Omg!!!!

    1. Blazifyer Playz
      Blazifyer Playz
      26 dagen geleden

      It Was There For Like A Month

    2. Blazifyer Playz
      Blazifyer Playz
      26 dagen geleden

      I Swear I can Take A Pic Of It

  26. Hero Super
    Hero Super
    27 dagen geleden

    Mlaysia call semut selangor

  27. Hawkeye Mihawk
    Hawkeye Mihawk
    Maand geleden

    1:44 lol what if there was a General with the last name General

  28. Giancarlo Flamiano
    Giancarlo Flamiano
    Maand geleden

    How about the bear trapers

  29. sami samet koyun
    sami samet koyun
    Maand geleden


  30. Vhenan
    Maand geleden

    I have so many too!! The Eternal Flames. The Lovebugs. The Satin Soldiers. Cupid's Arrows. The Heartbreakers. The Soul Sisters. The Queens of Hearts.... Thanks a lot, NLrock. 😔

  31. Vhenan
    Maand geleden

    Of all the colonies, why did NLrock choose _THIS_ video to not notify me?! This is disheartening. Hopeless romantic that I am, a colony of ants with heart shaped bottoms is honestly the only one that I would have loved the opportunity to offer suggestions for. This hurts my heart. 😔

  32. Oliver Channing
    Oliver Channing
    Maand geleden

    They dummy thicc

  33. Paul Bialozor
    Paul Bialozor
    Maand geleden

    Is it possible for Ants to cross mate species? An obvious analogy would be to reference South Parks Manbearpig, Half Man, Half Bear and of course Half Pig but of course the proportions don't add up hence the humor behind the joke of Manbearpig and Al Gore is fostering it which adds more humor because Al Gore is a Joke all in itself LOL. Such would be if the Fire Ants cross mated with the Weaver Ants, and the new Species would be Fire Weaver Ants or Weaver Fire Ants, take your pick, but either would be a bone chilling thought... LOL... How this would be accomplished is take a Fire Ant Queen or Weaver Ant Queen and change the Chemical ID, if that's actually possible, to the other species and let nature take its course. I'm sure what I'm suggesting is more along the lines of Haricy more than anything Natural but it's a thought I had while watching this video... Or is it possible for the Ant Colonies that tend to combine to mix species since they would know or share the Chemical ID?

  34. SugarPopWingsFairyPony!
    Maand geleden

    Mites lol

  35. SugarPopWingsFairyPony!
    Maand geleden

    You said “Ant 5555”.

  36. Josiah Townsed
    Josiah Townsed
    Maand geleden

    How about ruby's?

  37. lee Leah
    lee Leah
    Maand geleden


  38. Phuc Lam
    Phuc Lam
    Maand geleden

    I thinks you should name them tanker ant because they can take a bite from a fire ant, and it really hurt but seem like it did not matter to those new ant and that mean they can take several damage and a tanker can tack several damage too

  39. Withered Bonnie
    Withered Bonnie
    Maand geleden

    I found that ant in my backyard 2 days after this video was published LOL

  40. john Davis
    john Davis
    Maand geleden

    I have a new cutter and Call of Duty and I need to know what to do so if you can give me some information on Let It Go

  41. Lauri Ivey
    Lauri Ivey
    Maand geleden

    I think it's the cute, shiny bottoms that make them so adorable to watch :-)

  42. Sara Rios
    Sara Rios
    Maand geleden

    Seeing an ant lifting somethin with more volumen than them is so funny and awsome for me Amazing

  43. Diana Humbatova
    Diana Humbatova
    Maand geleden

    u should name them the cleats

  44. Josh Cook
    Josh Cook
    Maand geleden

    Well thanks to your inspiration I am finally getting my first ant colony. To get me started I am going with Myrmica Rubra, the Red Ant native to UK. I cannot wait, armed with the knowledge and enthusiasm you have given me. Thanks man.

  45. © The Hatsune Miku that gets no audio ©
    © The Hatsune Miku that gets no audio ©
    Maand geleden

    Antscanada:This ant looks so cute Me:nu looks like it has armor

  46. Maand geleden

    If you get a colony I have a name they could be the Flame Heart Warriors

  47. Chance Calvey & CCMCC
    Chance Calvey & CCMCC
    Maand geleden

    How much money 💰 this guy got

  48. Melissa Chapski
    Melissa Chapski
    Maand geleden

    Is 555 a nativ ant

  49. Erik Elf
    Erik Elf
    Maand geleden

    HellCupids would be awesome

  50. Cliche _
    Cliche _
    Maand geleden

    Everybody gangsta till turns out its a robotic terminator killing machine made by like mark rober or something

    1. RobloxRobot
      Maand geleden

      uh oh

  51. D3L T4C0
    D3L T4C0
    Maand geleden

    Never knew that ants are so intrigued

  52. Casper Jacob
    Casper Jacob
    Maand geleden

    Savage hearts could be a name!!!

  53. TexasGuitarist
    Maand geleden

    Ants aside, there is really no other channel like this guy's channel. I'm not even a wildlife or insect guy. But the way he weaves the stories of the ants and narrates the videos, just draws you right in. Completely enjoyed it. Even though I have the creepy crawlies all over my skin, I can't stop watching!

  54. Person who interacts with YT
    Person who interacts with YT
    Maand geleden


  55. Over Is Cool
    Over Is Cool
    Maand geleden

    HeartThorns. Sounds like a cool name

  56. Tea Edenia
    Tea Edenia
    Maand geleden

    Oh my gosh I love this channel

  57. indio colectora
    indio colectora
    Maand geleden

    Rompe corazones, asi fue como me senti cuando las obseve por primera vez...

  58. Overtly Blonde
    Overtly Blonde
    Maand geleden

    Tough Fire Love Ants

  59. Chi Er
    Chi Er
    Maand geleden

    I have a idea I will name it hearthope ant it’s a good name

  60. ThunderingZephyr
    Maand geleden

    It's crazy to think I found this channel several years ago and it's grown so much in such a short time! I'm excited to see how it progresses and what you can do in the future with all that land! Congrats on 4 million!

  61. Tejas Vijayagopal
    Tejas Vijayagopal
    Maand geleden

    Hey I have seen this ant before in India a few years ago. It lives near fire ants and fights with them

  62. deathcomes 030
    deathcomes 030
    Maand geleden

    Name: specimen 5

  63. geo WOLF
    geo WOLF
    Maand geleden

    the chameleons

  64. BBgunBOI
    Maand geleden


  65. LeEpicNoobREKR
    Maand geleden

    8:07 it could also be injured

  66. Aiden Yoo
    Aiden Yoo
    Maand geleden

    This dudes voice reminds me of Dora.

  67. felix gamer
    felix gamer
    2 maanden geleden

    I think the ac bicolor ants would be a good name

  68. Scout Hudson
    Scout Hudson
    2 maanden geleden

    thats so cool!

  69. •AleyasWolfPack•
    2 maanden geleden

    The ant’s could also belong to a endangered (new?) species Edit: nvm

  70. JustChilling
    2 maanden geleden

    The ants are sus

  71. Matt Rainer Palma
    Matt Rainer Palma
    2 maanden geleden

    Why is ant 555 is picking up ant 555😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  72. Marina Carricaburu
    Marina Carricaburu
    2 maanden geleden

    Im pretty sure the hairs are to pick up bits of dirt that they camouflage even better

  73. C0RRUPTK1D
    2 maanden geleden

    While watching this, there’s an ant exterminator ad right next to the video.

  74. R. W
    R. W
    2 maanden geleden

    It’s obvious what he’s gonna do next. He will buy that property.

  75. krasbestendig
    2 maanden geleden

    Ha, PLOT twist, whatever could you mean 🧐😉

  76. burntpizza2112
    2 maanden geleden

    woah you hit 4 mil congrats

  77. JD Smith
    JD Smith
    2 maanden geleden

    I was gone for like a year, who the hell are you, when did you get so big lol

  78. Random Dude
    Random Dude
    2 maanden geleden

    Should have named the heartburn ants

  79. Nick Orr
    Nick Orr
    2 maanden geleden

    The reapers seems like an awesome name

  80. Nick Orr
    Nick Orr
    2 maanden geleden

    I feel like the new ants should be named to crimson soldiers

  81. Nick Orr
    Nick Orr
    2 maanden geleden

    I actually just managed to attain my first Queen ant. I’ve tried before for a colony during nuptial flights and normally failed due to poor luck or improper keeping but this time I had a scuffed testube that I made and now I’ve got a Queen with brood so I’m excited to get started but I feel I’m going to be in trouble because I’m going to have to save up for a hybrid nest once they start growing

  82. Ivan Dimitrijevic
    Ivan Dimitrijevic
    2 maanden geleden

    Ant gods have granted you sight of this ant

  83. Manitfresh
    2 maanden geleden

    Are you gonna buy the extra land to unlock a bigger ant world?

  84. EQUATION rec
    EQUATION rec
    2 maanden geleden


  85. Zane Grauel
    Zane Grauel
    2 maanden geleden

    Wait he really just unlocked a new area

  86. Zaldlum - Zero Effort
    Zaldlum - Zero Effort
    2 maanden geleden

    Ant should be #666, with those devil horns on its back

  87. Hades Dogs
    Hades Dogs
    2 maanden geleden

    That reminds me could their motionless defense mechanism be a way to defend themselves against say a particular ant species which uses vibration or movement as a means to detect their pray ie army ant and that the spikes on their backs are meant to protect them from other ants crawling onto their backs?

  88. Hades Dogs
    Hades Dogs
    2 maanden geleden

    Watching ants is like playing a game of sims city but in real time

  89. Hades Dogs
    Hades Dogs
    2 maanden geleden

    Yay congratulations

  90. ItsLejoGD
    2 maanden geleden

    I suggest that if u cqtch a queen of this species to name the colony the "ruby empire" idk i just though of it

  91. Gabriel Espinos
    Gabriel Espinos
    2 maanden geleden

    This is not a new species , I feel like it is just the first discovery of bicolor in your country. Keep it up AC fam

  92. Hoya Master
    Hoya Master
    2 maanden geleden

    Easily the most pretty ant species imo

  93. merkuiriy
    2 maanden geleden

    The miraculous mysteries would be a good name

  94. BassenaBB
    2 maanden geleden

    Devil anta a cool name tbf

  95. BcuzIGotHigh420
    2 maanden geleden

    damnnn boi he THIC boi

  96. Limón Gùy
    Limón Gùy
    2 maanden geleden

    Well that detail is this: ad

  97. Overly Aggressive Machine
    Overly Aggressive Machine
    2 maanden geleden

    Jeez, I go away for a year and your already this big? I guess I better start binge watching, huh?

  98. Ezra Crystal
    Ezra Crystal
    2 maanden geleden

    No ants carry each other if there wounded or dead

  99. Morning star
    Morning star
    2 maanden geleden

    This guy is like David from campcamp if he decided to run a youtube channel and was obsessed with ants instead of camping

  100. Tofú
    2 maanden geleden

    These are the most beautiful and the coolest ants I've seen on this channel. They seem so gentle i would like the name heartbacks