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Arizona's Night-time Wildlife | The Ant Explorer After Dark
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Arizona's Night-time Wildlife | The Ant Explorer After Dark

Miles Maxcer and Wyatt Mendez are trained professionals. For your safety and that of the animals we care about, please do not attempt to replicate any handling of wildlife shown in this video. As evening monsoon storms close in around the Chiricahua Mountains, Miles and Wyatt adventure through the Arizona wilds in search of classic desert creatures. After encounters with the deadly Mojave rattlesnake and federal law enforcement, Miles' quest to find nocturnal honeypot ants seems to be more hazardous than expected. Follow Wyatt on Instagram: @bloomspike Follow Miles on Instagram: @milesmaxcer Follow The Ant Network on Instagram: @theantnetwork Learn more about scorpions & ultraviolet light: https://animals.howstuffworks.com/arachnids/why-scorpions-glow-under-black-light.htm Learn more about Mojave rattlesnake venom: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190115162345.htm Ants in this Video - Camponotus cf. festinatus (desert carpenter ants) - Acromyrmex versicolor (leafcutter ants) - Myrmecocystus mexicanus (nocturnal honeypot ants) Gear for Ant Explorers: Ant Network Merch: https://theantnetwork.redbubble.com Collection vials: https://amzn.to/3cY4Nfw Aspirator: https://tarheelants.com/collections/accessories/products/aspirator-w-collection-vial Fuel Filter: https://amzn.to/2D5Z9Lh Fantastic Headlamp: https://amzn.to/3mxICAU As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases. If you purchase products from the provided links, Amazon may give us a percentage of your purchase, at no extra cost to you. We put those funds back into creating new content! Starring Miles Maxcer and Wyatt Mendez Directed by Miles Maxcer Edited and filmed by Ben Schwartz Graphic illustrations by Jen Schlauch Additional videography by Thomas Stanton Filmed in July 2020 Music and Sounds from Epidemic Sound. Interested in music for your videos? Use our referral link! https://www.epidemicsound.com/referral/mfjubr/
Ant Adventure in Arizona | The Ant Explorer
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Ant Adventure in Arizona | The Ant Explorer

On this adventure, Miles climbs to the peak of the Chiricahua mountains of southern Arizona in a quest to find extraordinary ant species! Join him as he learns which ant species can be found along an elevation gradient. Some resources for change: Native American Rights Fund: https://www.narf.org/ Navajo Relief Fund: http://www.nativepartnership.org/site/PageServer?pagename=nrf_index Learn about Land Acknowledgements: https://www.sapiens.org/culture/land-acknowledgment World Wildlife Fund: www.worldwildlife.org Pick up a t-shirt or sticker with Pseudomyrmex ant design over at The Ant Network's merch shop: https://www.redbubble.com/shop/ap/52972420 . Your purchase enables us to create the videos you enjoy! Gear for Ant Explorers: Collection vials: https://amzn.to/3cY4Nfw Aspirator: https://tarheelants.com/collections/accessories/products/aspirator-w-collection-vial Fuel Filter: https://amzn.to/2D5Z9Lh As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases. If you purchase products from the provided links, Amazon may give us a percentage of your purchase, at no extra cost to you. We put those funds back into creating new content! Starring and directed by Miles Maxcer Filmed & produced by Ben Schwartz With help from Thomas Stanton Illustrations & graphs by Jen Schlauch Special thanks to Ray & Joy Mendez, Barbara & Taran Roth, and Terry Bradley. Title and final music is by Matt Watson. Additional music from Epidemic Sound. Interested in music for your videos? Use our referral link! https://www.epidemicsound.com/referral/mfjubr/

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