Electric eels uses its powers to kill and immobilize, and as radar system

December 5, 2014 8:30 AM

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Prowling in the waters of the Amazon and Orinoco rivers, the electric eel has been found to do much more than kill or immobilize its prey via its targeted electric treatment; it also use its electric volts to remote-control hiding preys as well as use it as a radar system to navigate dark and murky waters.

Growing to a length of 6-8 feet or 1.8-2.5 meters, the serpentine body and flattened head of the electric eel contains electric organs that can discharge full blasts of electric volts that can paralyze any prey. The electric organs in the electric eel comes with specialized cells known as electrocyt...

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