Green Anaconda
(Eunectes murinus)


Green Anaconda by Monica McGarrity

Green Anaconda Head by USGS

Green Anaconda (click on images to view larger)

 Photo by Monica McGarrity (UF); illustration by USGS. These photos may not be used without the express written permission of the photographer.


Up to 12 ft. or more


Body is olive green. Back and sides are marked with round, dark blotches; blotches on the lower sides have orange centers. Head is marked with a pair of broad, light and dark facial bands from the eyes to the corners of the jaw. Scales are smooth and shiny. This snake gives birth to live young. 


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Green Anaconda Sightings

EDDMapS sightings of Green Anacondas in Florida - 25 Aug 2010.

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