The anaconda is an animal I know a lot about since I studied it in my topic for the Rainforest. Its going to be the next animal of the week too.
The anaconda is a constricter. To constrict means to kill their prey through the slow technique of wraping round its prey and squeesing until their prey cannot breathe.
It can eat small rodents like mice, small reptiles and anything up to the occasional crocodile (which they have known to eat) . Anacondas name in latin translates as ” He who predates on mice” it is not a mammal because it lays eggs instead of producing babies witout laying eggs. Anacondas skin is normally brown and green to camoflashe it with trees and dead leaves. The anaconda lives in the rainforrests , there are 4 types of anaconda The yellow anaconda, the Bolivian anaconda, The Green Anaconda and the Dark Spotted Anaconda. The common length of an anaconda to get up to is 9 Metres and it grows so long that some take 10 men to hold it.
Anacondas live in the swamps, rivers and lakes of the Amazon Rainforest and hunt anything in there.
In the wild a Green Anaconda lives for 10 years.