Scientists found a species of electric eel in the Amazon. It can give an 860-volt electric . This is eight times than the Americans use in their . American homes need just 110 of electricity. The eel is 2.4 meters long and weighs 45kgs. It would give a human a bad electric shock and could kill . The scientists wrote that the eel is "the living bio-electricity ".
Scientists found two new of electric eel. The 860-volt eel is in the because of its power. Scientists used to believe was only one electric eel in the . A researcher said: "If you can discover a new 2.4m-long fish after 250 years of , can you what remains to be discovered?" He added: "The ...in Amazonia...[suggests a] vast of species that remain to be discovered in ."