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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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Ratcha Gamer (1 day ago)
clickbait but somehow i like the video! keep it up!
ienjoilife007 (2 days ago)
Call them " The Beetle Borgs"
Caroline James (3 days ago)
Looks gross is ant food poor ants don't get a proper feast
Tan Xin (4 days ago)
:) AOK the things you make
Pain Exist (6 days ago)
Pause the video and click 2:14 WTF BEETLES DO THIS?!?!?
Darren090909 (5 days ago)
Yes, they have sexual reproduction. Most animals or just any living creature usually do. It's not that all surprising but I'm kind of surprised he put that image in a pg video lol.
Winter Snow (6 days ago)
Aawwww it's so cute💕💕
foxy freddey Jax (8 days ago)
Battle bugs for the name
Shouldn’t the antivires be called insectives
Minh Hiền (10 days ago)
Every single video of you always has its amazing story behind ❤️
Dario Impini (11 days ago)
They kind of look like large prawns to be honest.
Pakcu Busu (13 days ago)
King of larva
Pakcu Busu (13 days ago)
Or phobia squad or rhino jungle of the kingdom or Abra rhino or rhino of beetle or home rhino bettle
MoonFace Productions (14 days ago)
The rhinos should be called: Rhino rumblers
Kayden Robinson (17 days ago)
subdam
noypi gaming (18 days ago)
Bro I know you you are Mikey bustos am I right
YOSHI X RIOT (19 days ago)
No grub has ever looked endearing to me bro lol
Casey Myers (20 days ago)
Its so crazy how like works it's self out, by saving the rhino beetles, their mites probably saved every ant in the ant room
Barbie Ogo (21 days ago)
Betals
Befuzzled Lillie (22 days ago)
I WAS EATING WHEN HE FOUND THE FIRST GRUB TT
Jaturong Kaewkanog (25 days ago)
ด้วงกว่างชน
yinyangdragonx (28 days ago)
now you got hordes of disappointed ants that were looking forward to beetles
ThE_wEeB_iN_tHe_TrEe (29 days ago)
just look at those cute babys me siting in terror
BlueCreeperBoyPlays (29 days ago)
My answer when i heard the AC question: Because you have to seperate the other rhino beetle larvae because they might bite the other rhino beetle larvae that might kill them, which is sad. That's all thx
Yea it looks cute
beyblade fan club (1 month ago)
Shell warrior
Samantha Jong (1 month ago)
2:13 10 y/o me : AHHHHHHHHHH me now: o wow
EL GIGOLO (1 month ago)
Is this true that ants canada is mikey bustos??
EL GIGOLO (1 month ago)
We have many kinds of big massive beetles here in the philippines...but i only kept the local tarantula....i have also a beetles that have 3 horns
Sternberg Music (1 month ago)
#teamposeidon
G rosea (1 month ago)
I wonder which beetles the first larva became? The one he almost killed. I bet it was Hephaestus!
Pets Master (1 month ago)
who is watching after the rhino beetle games have started
G rosea (1 month ago)
I bet the one he almost killed growed into Hephaestus, and thats why he couldnt do it
Trevor Hutcheson (1 month ago)
lives in the Philippines but names his channel Antscanada and never goes into the rainforests to film cool insects. lame
Ginnie Weele (1 month ago)
I was thinking the same thing! As he was going to kill it, I suddenly was sad because it was suddenly cute
Thomas Africa (1 month ago)
Maybe the reason they weren't burrowing effectively was because the Coco peat was to clump?
Thomas Africa (1 month ago)
LONG LIVE THE BEETLES🤘😭❤
Carys Wall (1 month ago)
It still looks gross to me
Meriwether Stuart (1 month ago)
SCARABS ARE MY FAVORITE BEETLES BECAUSE THEY ARE SOOOOOOOOO PRETTY
Andrew Graziano (1 month ago)
that little grub will grow up to do grate things save empires and entertain us I know it😊
We can tell that by the time (10th of march 2019) that you posted this the golden empire mite videos and the rhino bettle games video have already been uploaded so dont pretend to be a medium.
Galaxy Cham (1 month ago)
What does AC means like pls!
Angel Lugo (1 month ago)
Galaxy wolf moonsun ants canada
Phú Khang Lê (1 month ago)
hades,i'm team hades
Turtle Man Osteology (1 month ago)
#TeamHades
joshua kim grefalde (1 month ago)
Lowkey though. Its really dramatic! Hahahahhaha I love you mike bustos
Ethan Waters (1 month ago)
Poseidon all the way I got a feeling
Spring (1 month ago)
So they don’t eat eachother
Richard Nelson (1 month ago)
You are one of the one most kind and empathetic people I have ever known I and I haven’t never met you in person watch your vlogs and I am part of ac family and the mabuhoy squad sorry if I didn’t spell that right
Ordinary Knife (1 month ago)
they may not have gotten a nice big meal, but that's not as bad as getting eaten alive by parasitic mites.
Ordinary Knife (1 month ago)
how many of you wanna bet this first one is gonna win?
Ordinary Knife (1 month ago)
this is the one video on this channel i for some reason didn't watch
Takisan111 (1 month ago)
I'm kind of wondering now which of the gladiators you almost murdered here. Knowing how important they become later, seeing that one of them almost met such a gruesome end is quite disturbing.
Celia Starfire (1 month ago)
Thank you so much for not killing it. I agree it looks delicious for ants but it's too cute.
Karson Ng (1 month ago)
😢😭😢
ShannonCosplays (1 month ago)
I love the beetle mush worm
Pokémon Phinn (1 month ago)
The coco peat looks real tasty 😋.
Pokémon Phinn (1 month ago)
This must be weird, but that beetle grub looks actually really delicious.
Pokémon Phinn (1 month ago)
But now that you said it, the larva does look cute.
Jhon Loongd (1 month ago)
Just don't let Bear Grylls in there.
Andrea Tharp (1 month ago)
Oh to see the reaction of a porch pirate that steals a box of his bugs X-D
Nicole Bunac (1 month ago)
They look like cute, plump shrimps :3 I'm glad you chose to save them!
lighting strike (2 months ago)
Also your weak soft you should have slice it into two
lighting strike (2 months ago)
Wait super worms are beetles
Prvt. jeyrald (2 months ago)
You must collect some from dead coconut trees
Nature Imposter (2 months ago)
I love this channel so much! The feels for these tiny creatures! If I had a choice to feed the beetle larva old word or tree roots, I'd definitely go 4 the roots cause they have lots of vitamins the beetles by my house love to eat the zucchini plants they destroy everything lol
Lee Tamayo (2 months ago)
so your living in philippines
Sayangtist Growtopia (2 months ago)
In Philippines We Call Them Salagubang (Female) And Uwang (Male)
ALL IN ONE MIKUL (2 months ago)
Name them the black rhino
MarkJoven Ortile (2 months ago)
So many beetles also known as salagubang here in the PHILIPPINES Hi Filipino's out there😊
Keirstyn Kat (2 months ago)
(i know im late but idc i still want to answer) AC Question: You had to separate the beetle larvae because if they were together, they might fight and end up being harmed or potentially killed by another beetle.
Blaze The Vic (2 months ago)
Im a kamen rider fans so anything beetle like i have somewhat fond of it
xXCatching SoleXx (2 months ago)
It looks like a really wierd shrimp 😂
Lola Millsap (2 months ago)
Kingdom of bohao ?
Darth Revan (2 months ago)
“They can bite pretty hard with their big mandibles so I’m going to put on some gloves!” *proceeds to put on the thinnest layer latex gloves that offer absolutely no protection*
Garryl Mc (2 months ago)
get ready for the Rhino beetle games
The Sharkinators (2 months ago)
The 13 Amigos
wicked gamer606 (2 months ago)
Wa is that song called in 9:25
PROJECT ALLEN (2 months ago)
I love this channel! Hope you have a salamader series soon!
theNobleTaco (2 months ago)
I don't know why but this reminds me of Saruman breeding the Uruk Hai.
liz Tablet (2 months ago)
Because they will bite each other
liz Tablet (2 months ago)
Male.Steve,John,Mike, Female.Ali's,Cleo,Sofi,Ashley
gaming liberty018 (2 months ago)
i wanna crying there are so cute
Hatred Simple (2 months ago)
Grubby
dylan wall (2 months ago)
i love scarabs reminds me of my home land so do locusts and highly venomous snakes and scorpions
Kaelyn Grozic (2 months ago)
I am canadien too😍🙂🤩
gaming with Bobabner45 (2 months ago)
Damn cant even spell canadian right...
Ikoni (2 months ago)
Nobody uses omg anymore.
max mustermann (2 months ago)
oh look it already took a dump in his new home . how cute :DD
R.M.X. 25 (2 months ago)
We call those siamese rhino beetles as "U-ang" here in batangas. And kids sometimes collect them
Xanosche (2 months ago)
Ever since I seen The Mummy as a kid, those things give me the creeps..
GizmoThePieFaceMan (2 months ago)
4:50 slides hand around dirt. *Spanks dirt* Don’t know why but this was all I could see happening
Vanna Elixabeth (2 months ago)
I love scarabs and the larvae is so cute. ❤
Lol
Lol khepri sounds wierd and what it is it’s even weirder
Mr. L.m.L Logs (2 months ago)
Are there any Americans watching this?🤔
Jac Fourie (2 months ago)
Thank you for not killing the wiggly ba ba.It is so astounding how kind u are and how much u care about animals.You are truly the kindest person on earth.🙂😇🐜🐜
the golden child (2 months ago)
I 😭😭😭almost cried of the beetle😱😵
Shamond Stocks (2 months ago)
NAME THEM THE ARMORED SQUISHIES
Anthony Price (2 months ago)
I think this guy has problems
Bremirda Zapanta (2 months ago)
u just kill that poor larva
Bremirda Zapanta (2 months ago)
or not
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