A new species of eel which generates more electricity than any other living creature has been discovered in the Amazon.
Ultra-powerful electric eels discovered in Amazon basin | CTV News
‘I was scared’: Most powerful electric eel ever discovered by scientists | The Independent
Miguel Wattson TNAQ on Twitter: "What's your favorite fact about me, Swarm? By me, I mean all electric eels, but if there's something EXTRA special about yours truly, feel free to share with the class."
Ed Yong on Twitter: "The electric eel is actually three separate species!
They last shared a common ancestor 7 million years ago, so they started to diverge before brown bears & polar bears, lions & tigers, and humans & chimps.
Sara Hussein on Twitter: "It took DNA research and collecting more than 100 samples over half a dozen years bu tresearchers have uncovered two entirely new electric eels species in the Amazon, including one that can deliver 860 volt shocks: https://t.co/KhpzOIb77w"
Keaton Patti on Twitter: "Electric Eel: Zap zap zap.
Amish Eel: Repent heathen.
Regular Eel: Both of y'all are weird."
A shocking find: New high-voltage electric eels in the Amazon basin, Americas News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
Newly discovered electric eel delivers record-breaking shocks | London Evening Standard
World’s most powerful electric eel that delivers shock three times stronger than plug socket discovered by scientists – The Sun
Newly Described Electric Eel Has Strongest Voltage Yet Measured | The Scientist Magazine®
The Iconic Electric Eel Is Actually Three Species - The Atlantic
Newly discovered eel delivers the strongest electric jolt on record | Science | AAAS
Shock discovery: High-voltage electric eels found in Amazon - The National
Newly Discovered Eel Delivers Strongest Electricity Jolt Ever
A shocking find: new high-voltage electric eels revealed | Arab News