Green Anaconda

The green anaconda can grow to a length of 24 feet, though this is unusually long for this species. They live in lakes and rivers. Their diet is small mammals and reptiles when they are younger, and as large adults can eat larger mammals and larger lizards such as caimans.

  • 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