Electric Eels delivers taser-like shocks

Electric eels deliver taser-like shocks

This article in ScienceDaily is based on research done at Vanderbilt University.
Summary:
The electric eel — the scaleless Amazonian fish that can deliver an electrical jolt strong enough to knock down a full-grown horse — possesses an electroshock system uncannily similar to a Taser. That is the conclusion of a nine-month study of the way in which the electric eel uses high-voltage electrical discharges to locate and incapacitate its prey.
The research included very high speed photography to understand how the eels immobilizes its prey.  Does it attack the nervous system? or muscle system?  To see the whole article go to my tweet or click or copy:
December 4, 2014
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