Reason behind wicked jolt produced by eels unveiled

June 27, 2014 8:42 AM

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Electric eel is a fish that is known to allas many people have rather suffered powerful electric shocks from them.Scientists for the first time have figured out the reason behind the electric shock and its source of origin in the eel.

Electric eels are fearsome species and a safe distance should be maintained from them as they have the capacity to generate a 600volt electric shock through 28ft of still water. The resultant electric shock that it produces is strong enough to harm any large mammal, including humans.

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