|Green Anaconda Information And Facts|
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If you don't know which are the current largest invertebrate in the world are, it is the Green Anaconda. The Green Anaconda whose scientific name is Eunectes Murinus: a little bit hard to pronounce like all scientific and biological names; is the largest snake that you will find in the world.
The Green Anaconda is a classified Reptalia and comes from the order of Squamata. It belongs to the family of Biodae,of the Eunectes genus and from the species of Murinus, hence the biological name Eunectes Murinus.
The statistics of a Green Anaconda is an average length of 29 feet, usually weighs about 550 pounds and has a diameter which is a little more than 12 inches. Green Anacondas are mainly found in the swamps, marshes and slow moving rivers of the northern part of South America, the thick jungles of Amazon and Orinico Basin. In the United States there are now these types of Anacondas, however, the majority are of course kept on the zoo and there have been no report yet of such green animal being found on Florida swamps yet.
Green Anacondas get their name from their skin color. The color of their skin is on the darker side of green, with black oval-shaped patterns spotting their backs. The sides are uniformly splattered with black spots that have a yellow center. Indeed, with their smooth and shiny skin, they are attractive creatures to look at from afar. This unique coloration helps them to remain hidden away in swampy and marshy habitats.