Green anaconda (Eunectes murinus);  By Axis (ground_assault_11@yahoo.com) The green anaconda is well-adapted for its semi-aquatic lifestyle, with its eyes and nostrils positioned on top of the head, enabling the snake to see and breathe while the rest of the body is submerged. The colouring of the body provides excellent camouflage, with olive green upperparts boldly marked with pairs of dark ovals on either side of the spine, which are sometimes fused. The flanks are also marked with…

Green anaconda (Eunectes murinus); By Axis (ground_assault_11@yahoo.com) The green anaconda is well-adapted for its semi-aquatic lifestyle, with its eyes and nostrils positioned on top of the head, enabling the snake to see and breathe while the rest of the body is submerged. The colouring of the body provides excellent camouflage, with olive green upperparts boldly marked with pairs of dark ovals on either side of the spine, which are sometimes fused. The flanks are also marked with…

Although not quite the world's longest snake, the green anaconda is certainly the heaviest. The female is almost five times heavier than the male, weighing in at well over 200 kilograms.The green anaconda spends much of its time in the water where it hunts prey including deer, capybara and caiman. Its unfortunate victims are squeezed to death before being swallowed whole, as the elastic ligaments in the green anaconda's jaw enable it to swallow prey much wider than its own head

Although not quite the world's longest snake, the green anaconda is certainly the heaviest. The female is almost five times heavier than the male, weighing in at well over 200 kilograms.The green anaconda spends much of its time in the water where it hunts prey including deer, capybara and caiman. Its unfortunate victims are squeezed to death before being swallowed whole, as the elastic ligaments in the green anaconda's jaw enable it to swallow prey much wider than its own head

Anakonda zielona (Eunectes murinus)

Anakonda zielona (Eunectes murinus)

Anaconda (Eunectes murinus)

Anaconda (Eunectes murinus)

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