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Massive Scarab Beetles For Feeding to Ants

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Scarab beetles are my favourite beetles of all time! Many species are huge, possessing unique spines and horns of various sizes and shapes. For Canadian Thanksgiving, I managed to get my hands on a bin full of scarab beetles, rhinoceros beetles to be exact (Xylotrupes gideon philippinensis), to feed to my ant colonies. The massive scarab beetle grubs were monstrous and meaty creatures, with powerful mandibles and hairy bodies. The larvae eat decaying wood and plant matter, and grow to become absolutely massive beetles. When it came time to feed the grubs to my ant colonies, however, something happened that changed the entire plan and fate of the young beetles. Hope you enjoy this week's video! Ant love forever! This video was shot in 4K Ultra HD resolution. Click here to SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/tlCQJZ Check out & subscribe to my NEW DAILY VLOGS: https://goo.gl/GCx1Jq Informational References: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/38729066 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beetle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xylotrupes_gideon https://www.flickr.com/photos/aulim/5146421700 Special thanks to nature photographer and biologist Alex Wild for allowing his photos to be used in this video. Check out his amazing nature photography and order some prints: http://www.alexanderwild.com If you're new to the channel, catch up on your "AntsCanada Lore" with this playlist of the complete history of the ants of this channel: https://goo.gl/hVFxc2 Visit us at http://www.antscanada.com CLOSE CAPTIONING "CC" available for this video. Please feel free to contribute to translating/CCing this video into another language: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UCONd1SNf3_QqjzjCVsURNuA A brand new video is uploaded on this channel every Saturday at 8AM EST (with frequent bonus videos) so be sure to SUBSCRIBE to the channel to catch every ant video we release! Thank you for the support. Get our new AC Hybrid Nest 2.0 ant farm or 'All You Need' Hybrid 2.0 Gear Pack (complete kit): https://www.antscanada.com/product-category/hybrid-nest-series/ ▶▶▶We've got new Ant T-shirts! Check them out here: https://goo.gl/PjnB7t ▶▶▶Got a question about ants or AntsCanada? Visit our website FAQ: https://goo.gl/mJPEqn ▶▶▶Want an ant farm? Check out our ant shop. We ship worldwide: http://goo.gl/I4l7Ho ▶▶▶Need to buy an ant colony for your ant farm, or do you have ant colonies to sell/give away? Find out more about our GAN Project: http://goo.gl/jzo9Lc Click here to watch every video we have ever made: https://goo.gl/8zNkIm Fire Ant (Solenopsis geminata) playlist: https://goo.gl/Dlu7PZ Black Crazy Ant (Paratrechina longicornis) playlist: https://goo.gl/FsKLzK Yellow Crazy Ant (Anoplolepis gracillipes) playlist: https://goo.gl/ZQCCUw Ants REACT Series & Other Time Lapse Video playlist: https://goo.gl/BVuLeA AntsCanada Tutorial Playlist: https://goo.gl/8dQnwb Join us at the new AntsCanada Ant Forum: http://forum.antscanada.com ▶AntsCanada Official Website http://www.antscanada.com ▶Like us on http://facebook.com/antscanada ▶Follow us on http://twitter.com/antscanada ▶Follow us on http://www.instagram.com/antscanada Email us at [email protected] for any questions or inquiries. About AntsCanada.com: We believe ants are the most amazing creatures on the planet, and every new discovery about their micro world gives us some profound insights into the world around us and ourselves. Bringing the ant farm and love of ant keeping to a whole new level, we are dedicated to show the world the joys of keeping big and healthy pet ant colonies. Shipping worldwide since 2009, we are innovators of ant keeping products for ant lovers and museums alike.
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SuppeGjøk - Gaming (2 hours ago)
What about the mummies
Merel de Groot (3 hours ago)
You can feed the ants when the beetless are dead
Ryan Gee (3 hours ago)
It’s past midnight but I was supposed to sleep at 11:30
Andrew Schamel (3 hours ago)
The Iron Rhinos 🦏
miguel angel boix (4 hours ago)
Yes you made the good choice
miguel angel boix (5 hours ago)
Yes how cute
EUNICE SENCIL (5 hours ago)
ok so ANT CANADA lived in the PHILIPINES wear. i live ITS SUCH A PLEASURE. but where in the philipines is it in MANILA OR MAKATI IDK
PAOLO99 Forfieda (6 hours ago)
You have a warm heart I honor you by subscribing!
Breanna Smith (7 hours ago)
When my mum was younger her and her sister use to collect them with her sister and make them fight lol
Madeline McAdams (7 hours ago)
I really wish we didn't have to wait so long. I really want to see them now.
Connor Neal (8 hours ago)
Noice
When I heard you were getting beetles, my heart fluttered. I love beetles, they're one of my favourite animals on earth, especially scarabs! And, I really love their larvae...I do truly find them cute, helpless little...wiggly guys. As soon as you announced you were using them to feed the ants, my heart sank. And I felt worse and worse as the inevitable became clearer. By the time you had the had the grub in place to kill, I legit felt myself getting upset. (I guess that's just how much I adore beetles, lol) Once you had the scissors in position and started to count down, I felt like I was actually going to cry. Whyyy? Why the wiggly baby?! I'm so happy that you chose to keep these grubs, AntsCanada. I feel like if you had used them as food, you would have missed out on the amazing experience of Beetle keeping. They're sociable and interesting animals, and I'm beyond ecstatic that a favourite entomology channel of mine is going to have beetles!!
Dak 392 (8 hours ago)
I almost cried when he put the scissors at the beetle grub it looked so helpless
Littlebitofgaming XD (8 hours ago)
God bless you
Margarita Felix (9 hours ago)
Im soo glad you didnt kill them!! I felt that same feeling as the scissors came into the screen! "They're just babies!!" I yelled and yelled and then you stopped 😊😊! 😁👍
Sniperleo2010 Sanchez (10 hours ago)
What is the worst thing you can do The worst thing I can do is dig straight down in Minecraft
Gitmo (10 hours ago)
Name one Zeus
Dark Citric (11 hours ago)
I was laughing because someone said “ FEED IT ALIVE!”
Phil Smurthwaite (11 hours ago)
you had to sepperate them because they might fight or break each other with there horns
Roger Laroo (12 hours ago)
name a beetle roxy
Killercam Nightstep (12 hours ago)
I’ve seen one scareb beetle uhh my cousins place had a few and they looked cool and I’ve grown a darkling beetle it sadly died we buried it next to my house and it was cool seeing it grow it grew from a baby to an adult and I loved it Rest In Peace stripes that was his name stripes he had the best life I could give him
Jace Johnson (12 hours ago)
Hercules
Quiet Person (14 hours ago)
The beetle type that you mentioned on 11:01.. They're very common to be found at Malaysia too.. The boys in my class always tease the girls with them
Bryan Fisher (15 hours ago)
''Et voilà'' I found that you use it much when finishing something. Don't worry it doesn't annoy me.
Bryan Fisher (15 hours ago)
PARROT!!! PARROT!!! ANTS CANADA HAS A PARROT THAT'S A NEW TO ME!!! Ok i'll stop before it's too late
pub g master101027 (16 hours ago)
Do the first one godzilla
Tracy Grimm (19 hours ago)
Name one crhino
Jonathan Benton (19 hours ago)
I want to say thank you for making your videos.
GPM game play monitor (21 hours ago)
Thanks not killing him I love so much animals and insects insects and animals are my life really thank you bro
Toasty Toast (22 hours ago)
KiLL him
Max Wolf 5 (23 hours ago)
Why do people hate you so much? I really like your videos
DC Fuz (23 hours ago)
Call the Hercules beetle the Sons of Zeus
DC Fuz (23 hours ago)
Shld give the ants some meat like chicken from the market
onel buela (1 day ago)
the beatles
mikael facelo (1 day ago)
That mega box sale for 95 pesos huuunnnggggggggggggg
Stephen Tuck (1 day ago)
They should be called the knights of Egypt or the crusaders or guardians of the gods
iiShadow_spirit (1 day ago)
I just joined today, watched 10 of your videos didn't know we were both filipino
Not Likeyou (1 day ago)
YOURE FROM THE PHILIPPINES?!!!!! WTF?!
Not Likeyou (1 day ago)
Philippine here
Ayesha Azhar (1 day ago)
He talk way to much
Ayesha Azhar (1 day ago)
Thanks
Ayesha Azhar (1 day ago)
Yeh he is right
Blackawps Down (1 day ago)
I wish I could be as passionate as you are about ants about...anything. It is incredibly fascinating to listen to you discuss your collection and thought process for how you go about things. Your editing and production are incredible, and you offered a full piece of content without making me click on another video to see 'how it turned out'. Keep up the great work, look at these comments...we all love it.
Shane Haney (1 day ago)
You have a great voice, and cadence of speech.
Aiden Phetsinorat (1 day ago)
9:40 broke my heart
Michelle Grover (1 day ago)
The tunnelier lets
wagonofthings44 (1 day ago)
BEHOLD, A SIMPLE CONTAINER I BOUGHT FROM A DEPARTMENT STORE
Blake Wanotch (1 day ago)
Are you fu king kidding me?!?!?!
Josmay Jiménez (1 day ago)
This is a very heart warming episode
123KidZ (1 day ago)
I'm 6 months behind on your videos
usa gamer (1 day ago)
The long horns
never again (1 day ago)
flinched at every *s q u i r t*
The Answer is if Theo Are togeter in a box the larva would bite eachother
Hunter (1 day ago)
3:27 i paused it then pressed play and thought you said eat my *ss lol
Tea_Biscuit (1 day ago)
The Mummies...
Swifter Pro (1 day ago)
He looks so cute.
Insanity (1 day ago)
Because they fight and could stab each other with their horn and damage each other
Frederic Holl (1 day ago)
the pharoes
John Newkirk (1 day ago)
your voice is fit for discovery or animal planet
Cryptic Gaming (1 day ago)
Dude I dare you to react to OffTheRanch’s top 10 ways to kill ants video!
Kevin Klika (1 day ago)
22 minutes of beating around the bush...
bornBefore BigBang (1 day ago)
what is the difference between bugs and insects?
S C (1 day ago)
The Goliaths
Royal Challenger (1 day ago)
All of a sudden a new addition to the family. What a twist of event
megagirl567 (1 day ago)
this was so unexpectedly wholesome.
Justin Jie (1 day ago)
*raises them to make Ants vs Scarab Beetles vid
Real Vision Gaming (1 day ago)
i felt like i was watching anime
lby lby (1 day ago)
Call it dot because it has dots
thefunfam (1 day ago)
calm tem the lifer of death
Priceyknight (2 days ago)
the noo my ants meme has take over youtube
son goku (2 days ago)
Head strong rhino catacolisms of sudan
Feedback Three (2 days ago)
Yo this is sick
Japheth Brillo (2 days ago)
"we're i live" yeah right you're here in the Philippines right now? i been watching your vlogs. Very interesting :')
Peter Schram (2 days ago)
the same thing happened to me and mole crabs...
Super Gamer Zack (2 days ago)
Name them the beetle band
Phoenix Vasquez (2 days ago)
Sudanins
•Bounty CraSheR• (2 days ago)
I like to feed them their food alive in order for them to always remember how to hunt there prey.In fact I am not imortal so one day someone or me will set them free.If that happen they dont have a problem of killing their prey...
•Bounty CraSheR• (5 hours ago)
+just nope Yeah! I dont actually enjoy watching it.I dont watch them eat that are still alive, I go outside Most of the time.Sometimes I change my mind because sometimes my head tells me.What if Im in that situation. I only do it Once a month.😇
just nope (1 day ago)
monsters that like to see others eaten alive how nasty
The Gaming Warrior (2 days ago)
when they're grown adults they'll flip other beetles off trees for dominance. you should try to do something like this, but put a net at the bottom to catch them.
The Gaming Warrior (2 days ago)
I think all insects are cool including roaches, but when i see a roach i look at it cause it's cool. But i have a shoe on hand cause they creep me out.
Alexis Clark (2 days ago)
I KNOW WHY THEY CAN'T BE TOGETHER! THEY WILL BITE AND KILL EACHOTHER!! :)
Gole Boi (2 days ago)
The big bad beetle-borgs
TopGunner 14 (2 days ago)
The juggernauts
Jackson Wu (2 days ago)
kill it kill it kill it kill it kill it kill kill it kill it
Jose Guillen (2 days ago)
More Beatles
Exolette (2 days ago)
I thought this was a ant channel not a beetle channel... 😑
W!ldz (2 days ago)
Chief
TheLoneCabbage (2 days ago)
I was honestly expecting the grub to bite you and be swiftly executed for its transgressions.
Monique Francois (2 days ago)
Call them the beetle buggers
VLAME BULL (2 days ago)
The children of sudan
Stacey parkin (2 days ago)
My heart nearly sank to my bumhole when he was about to cut it😖😫then he spared it and I wanted to cry with happiness
nathan vinson (2 days ago)
Thunderous
Jac Fourie (2 days ago)
I am glad you didn’t kill him.He is sooo cute!!
Name them: Bepper. Aparri. Rainbow. Gelly. Rocky. Diamond. Jack. Mark. Anna. Dice.
shity gaming (2 days ago)
the wakanda
Crni Mihailo (2 days ago)
Two questions, did you break apart the big piece of wood and check for larvae burrowed inside, and how come you dont use some of the shipping material in their grow chambers?
Sean Clark (2 days ago)
sargon, sargon 2, hammerabi, hammerabi 2, asherban, asherban 2, appal, appal 2, gilgamesh, gilgamesh 2, and a few other names.
Max Wolf 5 (23 hours ago)
If you name them that you can just name them beetle 1, beetle 2... or just 1, 2, 3, 4...
franklin galloway (2 days ago)
I wanted to see the ants eat the beetle grubs. How dare you
joseph hagood (2 days ago)
They have to be separated to ensure they're own space and safety from each other
Miranda Ng (2 days ago)
That thing doesn't even tolerate with scissor
LION FIRE (2 days ago)
so they would not fight and bite and puncture with thier horns
Thorned Rose (2 days ago)
Amour bettle
Chris Smalls (2 days ago)
i was seriously about to turn your video off when you had the scissors around the larva im seriously so happy you didnt kill it on or off camera!
And ur in Philippines OOF

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