Cute Baby Electric Eels Will Shock You

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Who would have thought baby electric eels would be so cute?
I record their electric pulses and think about future research.

Catania, K.C., 2015. Electric eels concentrate their electric field to induce involuntary fatigue in struggling prey. Current Biology, 25(22), pp.2889-2898.

Catania, K.C., 2016. Leaping eels electrify threats, supporting Humboldt’s account of a battle with horses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(25), pp.6979-6984.

Distant Tension by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (


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