Jose John May 11, 2016 No Comments
ANACONDA – AN AQUATIC GIANT KILLER This snake, as the dictionary interprets, is a very large semi aquatic snake of the boa family, usually found in tropical South America. The secret about this predator surfaced, little by little, only recently. Movies also portrayed this titanic killer as an invincible one. But does it prey on human? Yes, a well grown Anaconda can swallow a man, besides deer and other animals! Found mostly in the swamp and murky waters of Venezuela, and is known to be lying low in the waters. It is said that this snake, when looking directly at men, could hypnotize with its gaze, spit poison and kill! The rivers of Amazon and Orinoco are the breeding ground for it. Many stories were told about it, some of them unbelievable. Once, a news report said that a 47 meter long Anaconda was spotted and that it had wrecked havoc. But the largest anaconda caught, so far, measured about 12 meters and weighed over 350 kilos. An interesting fact is that, females are the largest than males! (It is the same in the case of sharks, too) Anaconda prefers to remains submerged in waters when a prey is drinking water, and upon reaching near it, it would strike...
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