Green Anaconda Information And Facts
Offbeat - Pets and Animals
Written by Administrator   


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.
source: here


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.

Apart from the skin color, the color of their nostrils and eyes are adapted to their living habitat. The eyes and nostrils are on the top of their heads. This enables them to breath and simultaneously watch out for their prey, while keeping their body hidden underwater

Like all other anacondas, the Green Anaconda emits an unpleasant and pungent smell. To be precise, this is musk from their anal glands. Experts say that this smell keeps small, poisonous organisms at bay.

Green Anacondas feed on big animals ranging from capybaras, deers, peccaries and even jaguars. But this does not mean that they do not feed on smaller preys. They gobble up fishes, birds, sheep, and other aquatic beings. These make for a light meal once in a while. The bigger the prey - the more rest they earn for themselves.

The future of Green Anacondas is pretty bleak, their greatest threat being man. People kill them usually out of fear. Another reason for the decline in the number of the Green Anacondas is the leather business. Trade of anaconda skins is prevalent in the areas where they are found.

Also, destruction and degradation of their habitat, along with expansion of land for agricultural purposes has added to bringing down the numbers of Green Anacondas drastically. Most importantly, remember that Green anacondas can be found in the United States - have you visit them lately? If not you can see them across the internet in quite a few authority sites!

isport365 adalah situs judi slot online yang mengediakan beragam slot game online terbaik seperti pragmatic slot, joker slot, habanero slot , spade gaming slot dan slot menarik lainnya




+1 #6 2012-12-06 03:10
;-)i have a project can somebody give me some info on green anacondas
0 #5 2012-11-16 19:14
:oops: goooooooooooooo oood website im doing this in school making sure teacher doesnt se3eeeee
+6 #4 2012-05-07 18:00
This website was helpful in ome ways but in others it wasn`t so helpful. I wanted to know how many Green Anacondas live in the wild and i could not find it anyware!!!!
+9 #3 2011-05-07 22:40
I breed anacondas. they are in fact vertebrates. obviously. and 29ft is their max, not average. they average at 18 feet for females and a little over 10 or more for males. and yes, as stated in the comment below, reticulated pythons are longer. but green anacondas are much bigger around, and much heavier. other than that the information on this page is o.k. however there has been reports of condas in florida now. i think only one green though.
+5 #2 2010-05-24 04:27
Anacondas tend to inhabit marshes, swamps, and streams that move slowly. The tropical rainforests belonging to the Amazon and Orinoco basin serve as the natural habitat for these wonderful creatures. On land they move with a lot of difficulty. However, in water they are sleek and move stealthily.
+10 #1 2010-04-06 20:53
Do you guys read the articles you post? A anaconda is not a invertebrate. It has a backbone. Its average length is not 29 feet it is more like 18 feet average length actually the reticulated python is the longest snake. The Anaconda is the heaviest. This is the problem with the internet no one fact checks!

Add comment

Security code

Subscribe to RSS Feed

feed-image Dyscario Feed
Follow us on Twitter