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Electric eels work together to zap prey

Publicado em 14 janeiro 2021
More than 200 years after the electric eel inspired the design of the first battery, it has been discovered that they can co-ordinate their "zaps". Researchers working in the Amazon filmed eels gathering in packs to herd prey, then stunning them with a synchronised electric shock. "It was really amazing - we thought these were solitary animals," said researcher Carlos David de Santana. The discovery is published in the journal Ecology and Evolution. Douglas Bastos, from [...]