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