Gap Fill - Electric Eels - Level 2


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Scientists discovered a species of electric eel. It is the shocking in the world. It was discovered in the Amazon. It can give an 860-volt electric . This is eight times than the electricity in the wall socket of an American home. Appliances in America need just 110 volts of . The eel is 2.4 meters long and weighs 45kgs. It has power to give a human a electric shock. It is possible it could kill a human. The scientists wrote in a journal that the eel is "the strongest living bio-electricity ".

Scientists said they found two new species of electric eel. The 860-volt eel is grabbing the because of its power. Until these discoveries, scientists believed there was one electric eel in the world. A researcher said we will find new species. He wrote: "If you can discover a new 2.4m-long fish after 250 years of , can you imagine what remains to be discovered in that ?" He added: "The Amazonia, of the planet's biodiversity spots, [suggests a] vast amount of species that remain to be discovered in ."

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