Verdi- Green Anaconda

Verdi- Green Anaconda

Sex: Female

Latin name:  eunectes-murinus

The Green Anaconda is primarily nocturnal and tend to spend most of its life in or around  water.Green Anacondas live in swamps, marshes, and slow-moving streams, mainly in the tropical rain forests of the Amazon and Orinoco basins.

Native Home: Green Anacondas are found in South America east of the Andes, in countries including Colombia, Venezuela, the the Guianas, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, the island of Trinidad, and as far south as northern Paraguay

Size:  The Green Anaconda is the world's heaviest and one of the world's longest snakes, reaching 17 ft long.

Diet: Primarily aquatic, Green Anacondas eat a wide variety of prey, almost anything they can manage to overpower, including fish, birds, a variety of mamals, and other reptiles

Reproduction: Female Green Anacondas give birth to 20-40 live young, which are immediately able to swim and hunt.

Lifespan:  Green Anacondas in the wild can live for about 10 years. In captivity, they can live for up to 30 years.