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8 edition of Electric Eels (Animals of the Rain Forest) found in the catalog.

Electric Eels (Animals of the Rain Forest)

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Published by Raintree .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • General,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Rain forest animals,
  • Animals - Fishes,
  • Animals - Marine Life,
  • Electric eel,
  • Electric eels

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7919679M
    ISBN 100739855271
    ISBN 109780739855270
    OCLC/WorldCa48641737

    Scientists have discovered a new species of electric eel that is truly shocking. In fact, it is the most shocking creature in the world. The new eel was discovered in the Amazon. It is capable of giving someone an electric shock that is nearly eight times stronger than the electricity found in the wall socket of an American home. Electric Eels! Electric Eels! Electric Eels! Electric Eels! Electric Eels! Electric Eels! Electric Eels! Informational (nonfiction), 1, words, Level U (Grade 4), Lexile L Multilevel Book also available in levels O and R. Found in the murky waters of South America, electric eels are fascinating creatures that continue to intrigue scientists.

      Electric Eel Facts and Information Electrophorus electricus Introduction to Electric Eel. The Electric Eel is a fascinating creature, and one that allows electric currents to be able to be generated. They may look like a snake, but they aren’t even a real eel. The simple answer is NO! No way! And I will explain why. Image: George Grall, National Aquarium [1] No other predator is able to take a full grown and healthy electric eel. As a matter of fact, they are incorrectly named eels, they are in fact a.

      The electric eel is the largest of the knifefish, weighing up to 20 kg (44lb). It can reach lengths of up to m (8 ft.). Female electric eels are larger than males. The Electric Eel Breathes Air! Unlike most fish, the electric eel receives most of its oxygen from the air rather than the water. An eel is any ray-finned fish belonging to the order Anguilliformes (/ æ ŋ ˌ ɡ w ɪ l ɪ ˈ f ɔːr m iː z /), which consists of eight suborders, 19 families, genera, and about undergo considerable development from the early larval stage to the eventual adult stage, and most are predators.. The term "eel" is also used for some other eel-shaped fish, such as electric Class: Actinopterygii.


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Electric Eels (Animals of the Rain Forest) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Electric Eels. Electric Eels. Electric Eels. Electric Eels. Electric Eels. Electric Eels. Electric Eels. Informational (nonfiction), 1, words, Level R (Grade 3), Lexile L Multilevel Book also available in levels O and U.

Found in the murky waters Electric Eels book South America, electric eels are fascinating creatures that continue to intrigue scientists.

Its electrifying. But its not lightning, its an electric eel. Filled with up-close and full-color photographs, readers of this book will get up close and personal with this freaky, long fish. Even readers who dont love science class will find electric eels air-breathing and unusual breeding behavior (saliva is involved) fascinating!Price: $ Electric Eels.

provides students Electric Eels book a detailed looked at these unique animals and the science behind their shocking abilities. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine main idea and details and to effectively ask and answer questions. The book and lesson are also available for levels R.

Electric eels can reach huge proportions, exceeding 8 feet in length and 44 pounds in weight. They have long, cylindrical bodies and flattened heads and are generally dark green or grayish on top. Electric eels inhabit the quiet, slow-moving waters of ox-bow lakes, streams, pools and flooded forests of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers, preferring side channels but also living further inland.

Both of the rivers these fish inhabit are subject to a natural fluctuation of water driven by precipitation patterns, which results in two distinct. ADORE 36" Tesla the Electric Eel Plush Stuffed Animal Toy. out of 5 stars $ $ Get it as soon as Fri, Electric Eels (Freaky Fish) by Theresa Morlock | Paperback Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide.

How are electric eels different from most fish in the way they obtain oxygen to breathe. Electric eels get oxygen through the food they eat.

Electric eels come up to the surface to breathe air through their mouths. Electric eels have an extra set of gills on their bodies. Electric eels do not need to obtain oxygen to survive like.

Adult Electric eels eat invertebrates, small fish and small animals like rats who are unlucky enough to be close to it. The adult electric eels shock is stronger than young electric eels so they can kill small animals with a shock. However young electric eels, who had just hatched out of their eggs only eat invertebrates and other electric eels.

Electric Eels. A Reading A Z Level U Leveled Book Word Count: 1, Writing Compare another fish to the electric eel using a Venn diagram. Write a paragraph explaining how they are alike and different. Science and Art Research to learn more about electric eels.

Design a poster about electric eels to share with your class. Include a diagram and. The electric eel (Electrophorous electricus) is not considered a true gh it looks like other eels, it is quite different.

The electric eel has different habits, and is. Eels were unaccountable, and so, writes the Swedish journalist Patrik Svensson in “The Book of Eels” (Ecco), an unusual and beguiling guide to an unusual and beguiling animal, it fell to us to.

The electric eels should serve as reminders of what could be lost as the Amazon shrivels and smolders. “They’re eye-catching animals that have.

and I got to thinking: electric eels are pretty dope. I had learned of them throughout my life, knew they existed, but really didn’t know much else beyond that. So here we are, about to learn Author: Lefko Charalambous.

Jaguars and Electric Eels book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A great, innovative and restless thinker, the young Humbo /5. The electric eel gets its name from its shocking abilities. Special organs in the eel’s body release powerful electric charges of up to volts—that’s more than five times the power of a standard United States wall socket.

Although eels have the power to be the bullies of the Amazon, they are actually not very aggressive animals. The eel uses its shock to stun prey and keep predators. In an earlier study, Catania showed that electric eels can use their high-voltage attacks to coax prey out of hiding by causing the fish’s muscles to twitch.

The eel detects this movement and. Get this from a library. Electric eels. [Sara Van Dyck] -- Photographs and simple text provide an introduction to electric eels, discussing their physical characteristics, habitat, and behaviors.

Facts about Electric Eels 6: the voltage The voltage produced by the electric eels can reach watts and volts for 2 milliseconds.

Due to the very short duration of the electric shock, the possibility is very low for an adult human to be dead when being shocked by the electric eel. People have studied electric eels for a long time.

Still, many mysteries have remained. InCatania wanted to write a book chapter about these eels. Normally, he studies the sensory systems of animals such as moles, alligators and snakes.

But he was fascinated by the way these eels sense electric fields. So Catania got some eels for his lab. Other articles where Electrophorus electricus is discussed: electric eel: All three species—Electrophorus electricus, E. varii, and E. voltai—are found in the Amazon River or its tributaries.

Electric Eels book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, /5(3).The Electric Eels premiere proto punk snot rock band from Cleveland, Ohio circa - reviews, pictures, discography, links to current work etc.The electric eel (Electrophorus electricus) is an electric fish, and the only species in that genus.

They are capable of generating powerful electric shocks of up to volts, which they use for hunting, self-defense, and communicating with fellow eels.

Despite the name, it is not an eel, but rather a : Actinopterygii.