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Electric eels remotely control their prey

In case electric eels didn't seem terrifying enough, here's a shocking tidbit (pun intended): An eel can remotely control its victim.

According to Vanderbilt University research published in the journal Science, eels can stun prey with electric charges as fish try to escape from them. Or, technically speaking, they're using "high-frequency volleys to induce immobilizing whole-body muscle contraction."

Electric eels also release jolts of electricity that make hidden prey twitch, which essentially means they'd dominate undersea hide-and-seek.