Startled by an electric eel, a caiman meets a shocking end in a captivating video.

Shocking footage – literally! The incredible moment an electric eel shocked a caiman was caught on camera and recently shared online:

Here’s the full video:

Caimans will hunt electric eel, though it is rare to see the eel manage to wrap around and kill the croc. Usually, the eel will simply use its shocking power to deter the caiman from attacking, as seen in the video below:

Crocodilians are clearly not safe from the shocking power of electric eels, and humans should beware: these eels can indeed jump out of the water and deliver a lethal shock to whatever unlucky animal – or person – chooses to reach for the eel.