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Shocking discovery: Electric eels hunt in packs in Amazon rivers

Publicado em 14 janeiro 2021
When darkness comes, electric eels emerge from South American river bottoms to attack their prey with up to 860 volts of electricity—enough to kill a person. Now, scientists have revealed the snakelike fish don’t always go it alone: They hunt in packs, similar to wolves, orcas, and some species of tuna. The finding, a first among electric fishes, may open the way for new studies to investigate when social predation evolved among fishes. “I was shocked,” says Douglas [...]