Green Anaconda

The anaconda is the heaviest snake in the world – Adults can grow to a length of 24 feet. They live in lakes and rivers, and their diet is small mammals and reptiles.

  • Scientific Name: Eunectes murinus
  • Range: Trinidad, northern South America
  • Status in the Wild: Not Listed by IUCN
  • Location in the Zoo: Reptiles and Amphibians Building
  • Cool Animal Fact: Largest member of the boa family of snakes