Pet eel

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Before you watch these videos and think it’s a good idea to pet an eel, you might want to google “eel bite” (many NSFL photos will grace your computer screen).  These videos are not intended to encourage anyone to handle moray eels but to simply show the amazing bonds between these eels and their human friends.  Morays may look menacing, and their teeth can inflict some serious, SERIOUS damage to flesh (google it if you have the stomach for it).  But paradoxically, some eels are also puppy-like, friendly, inquisitive.  Cases in point:

Oliver the Green Eel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9rqxh0tpjw

Eel with Winnipeg Manitoba aquarium staff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3H1ipbS3q6s

Valerie Taylor and her eel friend

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IQ2I-P8Uc

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 Leonard Ho

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I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.

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