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Shocking news: world's most powerful electric eel found in Amazon

Publicado em 11 setembro 2019
Electrophorus voltai can deliver a jolt of 860 volts, much more than existing record of 650 volts. DNA research has revealed two entirely new species of electric eel in the Amazon basin, including one capable of delivering a record-breaking jolt. The findings are evidence, researchers say, of the incredible diversity in the Amazon rainforest – much of it still unknown to science – and illustrate why it is so important to protect a habitat at risk from deforestation, logging [...]