Green Anaconda

Our Green Anaconda, one of the smaller creatures found at Earth Discovery Center at Southwick's Zoo in Mendon MAGreen Anaconda -Off Exhibit
Eunecte murinus

Type
Reptile

Life Span
Wild: 10-12 years
Captivity: 15+ years

Size
20-30 ft

Weight
550 lbs

Facts for the Green Anaconda, found at Earth Discovery Center at Southwick's Zoo in Mendon MADid You Know?

  • Green anacondas are the heaviest snakes in the world, however they are not the longest. The reticulated python holds the record at 33 ft.
  • Anacondas spend much time in the water. Their eyes and nostrils are located on top of their head so they can remain submerged while waiting for prey to come near. They suffocate
    prey using constriction.