anaconda

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  • noun

Synonyms for anaconda

large arboreal boa of tropical South America

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Right: Reptile Keeper Becky Scott - who discovered the birth - with one of the green anacondas.
The green anaconda is a type of boa constrictor, a non-venomous snake that kills its prey by coiling round it and crushing it to death.
Scientists embark on a groundbreaking mission to discover more about constrictors, including the boa, python and green anaconda, which squeeze their victims to death.
Scientists embark on a mission to discover more about constrictors, including the boa, python and green anaconda.
The northern species, referred to as the green anaconda (Eunectes murinus) is widely distributed throughout the lowland regions of northern and central South America in the Amazon and the Orinoco river basins.
Straight from the deep, dark waters of the Amazon Rain Forest, viewers follow snake expert, Mark O'Shea as he journeys to Peru on the trail of a giant Green Anaconda said to be 40 feet long.
Medium-risk species-reticulated python, Deschauensee's anaconda, green anaconda and Beni anaconda-constitute lesser threats in these areas, but still are potentially serious threats.