Yellow Anaconda
(Eunectes notaeus)


Yellow Anaconda by Monica McGarrity

Yellow Anaconda Head by USGS

Yellow 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 yellowish-tan. Back and sides are marked with round, dark blotches; blotches on the lower sides have lighter (but not orange) centers. Head is marked with five broad, dark stripes. Scales are smooth and shiny. This snake gives birth to live young. 


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Yellow Anaconda Sightings

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

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