Electric eel lights up Christmas tree in Tennessee aquarium

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Published on 5 Dec 2019, 11:59
The Christmas tree at the Tennessee aquarium is being powered by an unusual renewable energy source – an electric eel. Miguel Wattson is the resident eel and through a special system that connects his tank to a nearby tree, the natural shocks he produces when he is looking for food or when he is excited, is being channelled to power fairy lights

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