6 Organisms That Cheat the System

  • Added:  4 months ago
  • Humans are not the only animal that use cheats to make things easier. Some of the animals and plants have weird but very clever cheating skills to survive in their environment, too.


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Comments: 972

  • Matt Folse
    Matt Folse 4 hours ago

    Damn he went hard on me at the end.

  • ShotgunLlama
    ShotgunLlama 3 days ago

    #7: my ex-girlfriend

  • richard lam
    richard lam 4 days ago

    satelite frogs are just rapists smh

  • FyveElemental
    FyveElemental 7 days ago

    It sucks they didn't show the mimic flowers at the end

  • thomas kierkla
    thomas kierkla 20 days ago

    Why are cats afraid of cucumbers- video idea

  • Faraz Foroughi
    Faraz Foroughi 20 days ago

    "the cleaner ass gets an easy meal"

  • Greedy Baron
    Greedy Baron 22 days ago

    he defined a Narcissist at the end. evolution. use it or lose it.

  • The Idiotic Retards Remix & Gernald

    I guess humans arent the only greedy cheaters of the earth.

    What a great world.

  • Loading 99% Cardistry

    Enough of fucking gestures!

  • micmarlen
    micmarlen 1 month ago

    not very scientific to say they "cheat", they survived because other species mistaked

  • Lukas
    Lukas 1 month ago

    so European tree frogs sometimes rape female frogs when they're about to mate with a different male frog? k

  • dousu ketoby
    dousu ketoby 1 month ago

    cheating to pass a level is not at the expense of others...

  • The Reebro
    The Reebro 1 month ago

    i will make these extinct

  • Lauratou B
    Lauratou B 1 month ago

    #2 Cleaner wrasse: SHARK TALE

  • Matthew Fuerst
    Matthew Fuerst 1 month ago

    You forgot humans

  • Victoria W.
    Victoria W. 1 month ago

    its called business my friends

  • futurestoryteller
    futurestoryteller 1 month ago

    "Cleaner Wrasse" sounds like something a mother says to a toddler during potty training.

  • Angel Arroyo
    Angel Arroyo 1 month ago

    Why do you cut the intro in most videos, I love the intro music. Tin turon tu tinturin tu, tin da tan taran tan..

  • Jules Leviathan
    Jules Leviathan 1 month ago

    Aw I've heard of the bird parasites :( thats so sad

  • Knox
    Knox 1 month ago

    Frog rape

  • Joel Singh
    Joel Singh 1 month ago

    DONT FORGET *CLICKBAIT*

  • A Monk of the Dank Meme Church

    I thought the title was "6 orgasms that cheat the system"... Darn!

  • Katherine Richardson
    Katherine Richardson 2 months ago

    I see most of these things on Netflix

  • Katherine Richardson
    Katherine Richardson 2 months ago

    when it comes to insects females rule

  • SirMan McDude
    SirMan McDude 2 months ago

    Hackers, am I right?

  • The Warden
    The Warden 2 months ago

    Flowerpiercers are dicks.

  • K4maKomodo
    K4maKomodo 2 months ago

    I don't really understand evolution with plants. The empty orchid for example, how did it 'know' to replicate the other orchid (obviously over loads of generations) in order to get pollinated. In fact, how do plants even know what they need in order to evolve in the first place? They're not sentient, have no eyesight or anything.

    Bearing that in mind, how does their subconscious (figure of speech) even know about its surroundings in order to evolve as well? Because obviously in animals, they don't choose how to evolve, but I'm confused as to how evolution works with plants, and how it could work alongside certain animals so well. It's an interesting topic to say the least.

  • Random Channel
    Random Channel 2 months ago

    and the ultimate cheater is.....




    humans

  • DJBURBZ
    DJBURBZ 2 months ago

    5:09
    *Surprise butt sex!*

  • Agent DEAD
    Agent DEAD 2 months ago

    /ban cheaters

  • Michelle Manly
    Michelle Manly 2 months ago

    Which is fish for-

  • Firsty97
    Firsty97 2 months ago

    So that species of frogs are rapists.

  • Ghast the Otaku
    Ghast the Otaku 2 months ago

    Humans are the true cheaters. Ugh, adapting to my environment is such a pain in the hairs around my anus, I'll just adapt my environment to me instead.

  • Daniel Defreitas
    Daniel Defreitas 2 months ago

    The host is foine af.

  • Hypebeast_wear
    Hypebeast_wear 2 months ago

    1:54 clean her ass

  • Aaron Saints
    Aaron Saints 2 months ago

    I was expecting Cuckoo bird for #3.

  • Max Grassy
    Max Grassy 2 months ago

    So satellite frogs are rapists?

  • Winkleman lucxs
    Winkleman lucxs 2 months ago

    Life doesnt have shortcuts ................................oh 😑

  • Dimitri Mies
    Dimitri Mies 2 months ago

    my cat has modmenu in gta

  • Homie Bro
    Homie Bro 2 months ago

    it wasn't rape, it was satellite sex.

  • xdas11
    xdas11 2 months ago

    I CALL HAX VAC BAN THEM !

  • THEREAPERHARVEST
    THEREAPERHARVEST 2 months ago

    lol those frogs stealing girls

  • chill dude
    chill dude 2 months ago

    So basically, the brown headed cowbird is the exact same as a cuckoo

  • Loli Raviolli
    Loli Raviolli 2 months ago

    false
    number one should be STACEY THAT FUCKING WHORE FUCK YOU STACEY

  • Iron Squid
    Iron Squid 2 months ago

    Humans should be first

  • Paul Moran
    Paul Moran 2 months ago

    The coockoo does the same as the cowbird especially the rolling eggs and is mostly grows larger than the foster

  • Emmanuella George
    Emmanuella George 2 months ago

    This video made me laugh 😂

  • Primedragoon
    Primedragoon 2 months ago

    Cheaters never prosper my ass, that was merely a phrase invented to the weak to beguile the strong into taking less effective strategies as an option. :D

  • vinny so
    vinny so 2 months ago

    he's kinda cute

  • Zaidi Abdullah
    Zaidi Abdullah 2 months ago

    I was watching halfway before i realized it is not "cheating orgasm". i'm so stupid

  • Mellow Wuff
    Mellow Wuff 2 months ago

    The first 4 are just dumb animals that are doing nothing but harming themselves too

  • Darth odin
    Darth odin 2 months ago

    #2 clean your ass

  • Real DeShawn Stevens
    Real DeShawn Stevens 2 months ago

    Fuckin cheating ass animals. Why the fuck arent they paying taxes?!?!

  • Ian 64
    Ian 64 2 months ago

    no wonder why tumblr hates pepe the frog so much. get it? cuz pepe is a satellite rapist frog?

  • Professional Banana
    Professional Banana 2 months ago

    haha that cheating flower is now my favorite

  • B-Boi
    B-Boi 2 months ago

    Top 6 organisms that are total *ss holes

  • Echo Bravo
    Echo Bravo 2 months ago

    i saw two brown headed cowbirds fighting today



    i wonder why

  • Naethan F.
    Naethan F. 2 months ago

    More pictures rather than body cam would have made the video more interesting

  • richard curran
    richard curran 2 months ago

    I read cheating orgasm 😂😂😂😂

  • theworldofpain1
    theworldofpain1 2 months ago

    I sexually identify as an "Slaty Flowerpiercer"

    Because I bone (pierce) females (flowers) without giving them a relationship (pollen)

  • Koi Fish
    Koi Fish 2 months ago

    why do their voices sound so similar?

  • I like Pie
    I like Pie 2 months ago

    I bet you, you are scrolling down the comment section and not paying attention to the video. lol

  • meshel anne belvis
    meshel anne belvis 2 months ago

    he's kinda cute. and good in hosting, too. lol

  • Awesomesauce 9091
    Awesomesauce 9091 2 months ago

    I thought the title said orgasms XD

  • XxSlayerKillzxX
    XxSlayerKillzxX 2 months ago

    what the fuck fish has now cleaning stations and scammers what the...

  • Trisha Webb
    Trisha Webb 2 months ago

    Why are you almost whispering

  • • William •
    • William • 2 months ago

    They don't cheat the system... they make the system.din don dunnnnnnn!!!!

  • Paul Kolvenbach
    Paul Kolvenbach 2 months ago

    yeah youre so hot :) *swoon*

  • Ghost Sushi
    Ghost Sushi 2 months ago

    I have a seriously filthy mind. This video was recommended twice and both times I read the title as 'orgasms' and not 'organisms'. I need help.😥

  • ILLuminated Onxy
    ILLuminated Onxy 2 months ago

    The Brown-Headed Cowbird
    Isn't cheating it's just called adoption
    Something that humans do because some lack the ability to support the life they made on their own terms😡

  • tacodestryr 118
    tacodestryr 118 2 months ago

    why did i read 'cheating orgasms'?

  • AcerPlays
    AcerPlays 2 months ago

    #1. l e m m e s m a s h

  • Sarah .R
    Sarah .R 2 months ago

    Hank Green is still my favorite host

  • muhaddesa chowdhury
    muhaddesa chowdhury 2 months ago

    I think humans are the biggest cheaters

  • Jack Moss
    Jack Moss 2 months ago

    I read the title wrong...

  • Sydonia
    Sydonia 2 months ago

    The cleaner wrasse part is so dang hysterical.

  • Evan Is Kool
    Evan Is Kool 2 months ago

    What about the male anglerfish? They latch onto a female and just lets it do all the work.

  • Nyks Nivero
    Nyks Nivero 2 months ago

    lmao NTR frog boi

  • Nyks Nivero
    Nyks Nivero 2 months ago

    lmao NTR frog boi

  • Sam Mai
    Sam Mai 2 months ago

    you forgot humans

  • Viknesh Jay
    Viknesh Jay 2 months ago

    Like ure narration but Ure fuckboi appearance made be decide against suscribing.

  • alan Yung
    alan Yung 2 months ago

    Wasps are the most ferocious cheaters of all.

  • Dory The Marylander Guinea pig

    Thanks you,scishow your comment section caused the comment section to not show up ^~^

  • micanikko
    micanikko 2 months ago

    Where's humans in this list?

  • Joyce Chandler
    Joyce Chandler 2 months ago

    Why wouldn't the bird want to help the flower

  • CriticalMass 21
    CriticalMass 21 2 months ago

    I thought the thumbnail said "Cheating Orgasms" lolololllool

  • Thugzilla
    Thugzilla 2 months ago

    wow, nature's a fucking asshole.

  • MrBlitzpunk
    MrBlitzpunk 3 months ago

    the frog technique is the nature way of using a fake facebook profile to lure in girls

  • 「 Banana」
    「 Banana」 3 months ago

    7:54
    my penis

  • Oweii Ellepi
    Oweii Ellepi 3 months ago

    How about pitcher plants good luck 1st one

  • laurababyseal kuutti
    laurababyseal kuutti 3 months ago

    I used to know an organism who cheated the system😁

  • Sharmake Omar
    Sharmake Omar 3 months ago

    just like trumpcare.

  • KidAnime20
    KidAnime20 3 months ago

    So... Satellite Frogs are predatory rapists.

  • rom concepcion
    rom concepcion 3 months ago

    waiting for him to face straight

  • Last Sandstorm
    Last Sandstorm 3 months ago

    I'll admit at cheating towards games but nothing else though

  • Beta Mike
    Beta Mike 3 months ago

    4:46 There's a euphemism here I know it.

  • Deklan Madden
    Deklan Madden 3 months ago

    damn fuckin birds

  • Tom Servo
    Tom Servo 3 months ago

    hmm, no mention of human females with 2nd marriages ,,, their spouse paying/raising step kids??

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