This eel is colorful, but still looks scary!
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Eels are long, thin animals that look like snakes in the ocean! Eels are colorful but they still look scary. Sometimes they only look scary in case of danger, but they're really harmless.
There are eels that are dangerous. Electric eels can shock you with electricity, and others are poisonous to eat. So if you see an eel, you should stay away from it!
Eels usually eat other fish, but some eat molluscs.
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