Fun Electric Eel Facts For Kids
- What type of animal is an electric eel?
- What class of animal does an electric eel belong to?
- How many electric eels are there in the world?
- Where does an electric eel live?
- What is an electric eel's habitat?
- Who do electric eels live with?
- How long does an electric eel live?
- How do they reproduce?
- What is their conservation status?
- What do electric eels look like?
- How cute are they?
- How do they communicate?
- How big is an electric eel?
- How fast can an electric eel swim?
- How much does an electric eel weigh?
- What are their male and female names of the species?
- What would you call a baby electric eel?
- What do they eat?
- Are they eaten by humans?
- Would they make a good pet?
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Electric eel Facts
What Did They Prey On?Mainly fish and small mammals like rats
What Type of Animal were they?Carnivorous
Average Litter Size?1200
How Much Did They Weigh?Up to 44 lb
What habitat Do they Live In?muddy beds of stagnant or calm water bodies
Where Do They Live?amazon and orinoco river in south america
How Long Were They?72-96 in (182.88 to 243.84 cm)
How Tall Were They?N/A
Scientific NameElectrophorus electricus
What Do They Look Like?Dark grey or brown body and yellow-orange underside
Skin TypeSlender, scaleless
What Are Their Main Threats?larger mammals, especially american crocodiles, piranhas and caimans
What is their Conservation Status?Least Concern
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