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killer snake

May 19, 2008

The green anaconda is the largest snake in the world. Although famous, very little is known about its life history. Until I began my research, no field studies had been carried out on the species. Due to the skin trade and habitat degradation its numbers have declined in places  where they are not protected.  In an effort to protect the species I, with a team of friends and colleages, began the Anaconda Project in 1992, with the aim to learn the basic aspects of the anaconda’s biology in order to create guidelines for its protection and possible management

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killer snake

May 8, 2008

Intruducing Anacondas

May 7, 2008

The heaviest of all living snakes, the female Anaconda can reach lengths of 20 feet and weights of over 300 pounds.  Male Anacondas are considerably smaller than females, a large male may only be 8-10 feet in length and is a considerably thinner bodied animal.  A highly aquatic snake, the Anaconda is much more likely to be encountered in the wild in or near a body of freshwater.   The name Anaconda literally translates to “Water Boa

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May 7, 2008

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