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Green Anaconda

Eunectes murinus

Description:

Its color is olive-brown, with a double series of large black spots. The head is covered with numerous small scales. They are very big, have a bulky body due to its well developed muscles, making them the heaviest snakes in the world

Habitat:

They live in flooded areas, are semi-aquatic habits, spending much time with the body submerged with only the nostrils out

Notes:

Also known as: boiuçu, boiúna, sucurijuba, anacondas, sucuriúba, anaconda, sucuruju, sucurujuba, sicuro is one of the largest snakes in the world, reaching 10 to 12 feet long. It feeds on fish, waterfowl and mammals is striking at the troughs (capybara, baby tapir, deer, etc.)..

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SP, Brazil

Spotted on Aug 14, 2011
Submitted on Aug 14, 2011

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