March 28, 2012

Electric Animals That Aren't Eels

Rose Pastore, Popular Science

Wikimedia Commons

Eels aren't the only creatures that can deliver a painful zap of electricity. In fact, not all of them are even marine animals. Here are some others.

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TAGGED: Animals, Electricity


October 24, 2013
Enemies, Allies & Lovers: Complex Animal Societies
Barbara King, Aeon
Back in my baboon-watching days in Amboseli National Park, Kenya, all eyes — at least, mine and the savannah baboons’ — were on monkey matrilines. These tight networks of monkey mothers, grandmothers, daughters, aunts, and... more ››
October 22, 2013
Domesticated Animals Choose to Avoid Filth
University of Edinburgh
Domestic animals will choose to steer clear of dirt – but their wild cousins can't be so picky and may be at increased risk of disease as a result. more ››