A South African Electric Fish

  •  Tuesday, June 7th, 2022  Animalsforkids

    The Electric eel is a South American electric fish. These famous freshwater predators get their name from the enormous electrical charge they can generate to stun prey and dissuade predators. Their bodies contain electric organs with about 6,000 specialized cells called electrocytes that store power like tiny batteries. When threatened or attacking prey, these cells will discharge simultaneously.

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