An Electrophorus voltai, one of the two newly discovered electric eel species, in Brazil’s Xingu River (AP)
This photo shows a typical electric eel habitat in Suriname’s Coppename River. (AP)
This photo shows a typical electric eel habitat in in Brazil’s Itaquai River. (AP)
Electrophorus voltai. While 250 species of fish in South America generate electricity, only electric eels use it to stun prey and for self-protection. (AP)
Researchers found the new types of eel on the continent of South America.
Wow! Scientists found new eels. Zap! They shoot electricity.
Pop! They give a big jolt.
Ka-pow! The new eels make way more power than other electric eels.