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One of the organization’s ongoing projects involves checking anacondas to determine if there is a correlation between gold mining in the region and mercury accumulation in apex predators.
The three columns of protesters undulated toward the cathedral on Managua's south side like giant anacondas of blue-and-white, the colors of the Nicaraguan national flag that nearly all the demonstrators waved.
Paleontologist Jonathan Bloch shows the size difference between vertebrae belonging to the giant snake Titanoboa cerrejonensis, left, and an anaconda, right.
But the craziest thing was this giant anaconda that our wildlife guys caught.
Houston rapper Paul Wall had a custom Nolan Ryan replica made that features anaconda skin on the letters and logo.
The Leon County Sheriff's Office posted video on Facebook on Thursday of Detective Emily Shaw placing a 9-foot yellow anaconda into a bag, ActionNewsJax reported.
The Tallahassee Democrat is reporting that a Leon County sheriff’s deputy single handedly captured a 9-foot yellow anaconda.
Toucans observed in the care of tour operators were found with abscesses on their feet, while anacondas were found injured and dehydrated.
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Important anaconda Facts
There are two species of South American snakes that constrict their prey. The heavily built giant anaconda is usually about 16 ft (5 m) long, but can be longer than 24 ft (7.5 m), rivaling the largest pythons in length. The yellow anaconda is much smaller. Typically dark green with alternating oval black spots, the giant anaconda lives along tropical rivers east of the Andes and in Trinidad. It kills at night by lying in wait in water; it constricts prey as large as young pigs or caimans and occasionally forages in trees for birds. It may bear 75 live young at a time.
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Definition of anaconda for English Language Learners
: a large South American snake that squeezes its victims to death
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