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13th Feb '18 7:41:46 PM Andyroid
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* Creator/TerryPratchett once depicted War (the [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse Horseman of the Apocalypse]]) watching a battle between red and black ants.

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* Creator/TerryPratchett once depicted War (the [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse Horseman of (of the Apocalypse]]) HorsemenOfTheApocalypse) watching a battle between red and black ants.ants in ''Discworld/ThiefOfTime''. He remarks to [[TheGrimReaper Death]] that while peaceful times among humans come and go, ants never seem to learn.
4th Feb '18 4:07:16 AM Snicka
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[[AC:{{Film}} - Live-Action]]
4th Feb '18 4:06:28 AM Snicka
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* In''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'', a swarm of marching locusts (who were merely called 'grasshoppers') constantly terrorize a colony of ants, stealing their food. The ants eventually rise up against their oppressors, resulting in this trope.

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* In''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'', In ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'', a swarm of marching locusts (who were merely called 'grasshoppers') constantly terrorize a colony of ants, stealing their food. The ants eventually rise up against their oppressors, resulting in this trope.
4th Feb '18 4:06:07 AM Snicka
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* The DuelingMovies ''WesternAnimation/{{Antz}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' both had such wars -- in the former, between ants and termites, in the latter, between ants and marching locusts (who were merely called 'grasshoppers').

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* The DuelingMovies ''WesternAnimation/{{Antz}}'' In ''WesternAnimation/{{Antz}}'', the BigBad, an ant general, sends a troop of soldiers loyal to the current queen into a battle against a colony of much larger and ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' both had such wars -- in the former, between ants and termites, in the latter, between ants and stronger termites that [[SuicideMission they cannot win]].
* In''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'', a swarm of
marching locusts (who were merely called 'grasshoppers').'grasshoppers') constantly terrorize a colony of ants, stealing their food. The ants eventually rise up against their oppressors, resulting in this trope.
8th Jan '18 8:20:19 PM Andyroid
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* One episode of the ''WesternAnimation/{{Jumanji}}'' animated series featured a war between giant red ants and black ants started by a [[SillyReasonForWar rather stupid reason]].

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* One episode of the ''WesternAnimation/{{Jumanji}}'' animated series featured a war between giant red ants and black ants started by a over an artifact called the "Bahoot", which turned out to be [[SillyReasonForWar rather stupid reason]].
a big ball of black and red slime that had no apparent purpose]].
18th Dec '17 11:38:17 AM Xtifr
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* Creator/GeorgeRRMartin wrote "Sandkings," a short story about a species of warring, antlike creatures sold as pets. It doesn't end well.

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* Creator/GeorgeRRMartin wrote "Sandkings," a short story {{novelette}} about a species of warring, antlike creatures sold as pets. It doesn't end well.
24th Sep '17 2:59:24 PM nombretomado
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* BernardWerber's ''Literature/EmpireOfTheAnts'', especially the first book's battle between the ''Formica rufa'' (wood ant) and ''Linepithema humile'' (Argentine ant).

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* BernardWerber's Creator/BernardWerber's ''Literature/EmpireOfTheAnts'', especially the first book's battle between the ''Formica rufa'' (wood ant) and ''Linepithema humile'' (Argentine ant).
8th Aug '17 6:37:10 AM JamesAustin
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* Creator/TerryPratchett once depicted War (the [[FourHorsemen horseman]]) watching a battle between red and black ants.

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* Creator/TerryPratchett once depicted War (the [[FourHorsemen horseman]]) [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse Horseman of the Apocalypse]]) watching a battle between red and black ants.
8th Jun '17 12:26:24 PM hszmv1
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** In fact, the Animorphs find it so bad, Jake vetoed any plan that relied on the team morphing a social insect. Their next attempt (bees), was only allowed because they promised the bee they would morph would be from the same hive that was in the mission area.
20th Apr '17 8:08:16 AM memememememe
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Not to be confused with BugWar, where regular-sized humans are at war with BigCreepyCrawlies.

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Expect lots of ZergRush, as in real life. Not to be confused with BugWar, where regular-sized humans are at war with BigCreepyCrawlies.



* Yes, ants really do have wars. But no tactics and strategy!

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* Yes, ants really do have wars. But no tactics and strategy!strategy except [[ZergRush sheer numbers]]!
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