European eel life cycle video


This video from the Zoological Society of London in England says about itself:

The Amazing Life Cycle of the European Eel

1 July 2015

Find out about the incredible life cycle of the Critically Endangered European eel and their amazing migration.

ZSL has been working to conserve these iconic London inhabitants as part of our Tidal Thames Conservation Project for the past 10 years. Find out more about that work here.

European eels consume their own skeletons as they swim 6,000 kilometers to their spawning grounds. The process is depositing toxic metals in the eels’ reproductive organs, threatening their survival: here.

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