The electric eel generates electricity that it uses to catch prey and protect itself if attacked. In the video below, a hungry South American alligator corners an electric eel on the bank of a small river. The alligator, whom we all know surely is not too bright, decides to make a meal of the electric eel. As the alligator bites down on the eel, the eel’s natural reflexes kick in, it begins its electric discharge (which it can do for about an hour), and well, see for yourself. And in this corner, weighing in at 30 pounds, we have the mighty electric eel. In this corner, weighing in at a paltry 400 lbs., we have the beast from the east, the terrifying, hide your eyes,…
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