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[Photo] Yellow Anaconda (Eunectes notaeus). Date: 10 February 2004. Source: www.museum.nantes.fr/pages/07-actioneducative/banque_herpeto.htm - mus??um d'histoire naturelle de Nantes - France. Author: Patrick Jean. Public Domain. by the author.
The Yellow Anaconda (Eunectes notaeus), is a species of anaconda. They are native in South America in countries such as Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, western Brazil, and northeast Argentina. It is smaller than the more well known Green Anaconda and reaches an average adult length of about 3 meters (9.8 feet),althuogh they have been known to raech 15 feet. They have a yellowy brown base color with black blotches and rosettes. They live in mostly aquatic habitats including swamps, marshes, and brush covered banks of slow moving rivers and streams. Their diet includes deer, wild pigs, birds and large rodents and also aquatic animals such as fish.they will often hunt by attacking from underwater due to the fact that they are slow and clumsy on land but highly proficient at swimming.
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