Facts about Yellow Anaconda snakes. Facts about Yellow Anaconda snake is Eunectes notaeus". The Yellow Anaconda snakes are one of the most beautiful snakes in the world. Yellow Anaconda snakes, also known as "water boas". Anaconda is derived from "Eunectes", which in Greek means (good swimmer)
The Yellow Anaconda snake is smaller and is a brighter colored snake. The base color for this snake is a yellowish-brown and they are covered in rosettes and black blotches. They are known to bite and have an aggressive disposition. 9 feet (2.74 meters) is the largest a Yellow Anaconda usually reaches in length, compared to well over 20 feet (6.09 meters) of it's cousin a large Green Anaconda. Yellow Anaconda snakes give birth to live babies. Yellow Anacondas are loaners and like to live near lakes, swamps and rivers. When they feel threaten, they will try to hide in the water, that's why you will find them primarily close to a water source. The Amazon jungles of South America and flooded Pantanal region (Western Brazil but extending into Bolivia) of Venezuela, is well known as the Yellow Anacondas habitat, its where the Anacondas call it home. Yellow Anaconda snake are part of the Boa Constrictor family. They are smaller in average than the Green Anaconda
Amphibious animals are the main food for Yellow Anacondas, like toads, fish, frogs, caiman, capybara, small crocodilians, as well as birds, ducks, and even other snakes and turtles also out of water, rats, mice, etc. When coiling around the pray and squeezing it to kill it, as soon as it knows the heart stops the snake will release the pray. Yellow Anaconda snake have very sharp fangs, Anacondas have a very large number of sharp rear teeth, they will not use their fangs to inject venom, the Yellow Anaconda snake will uses them to grab hold of their prey. They do not kill with poison like a lot of other snakes. After the prey is dead, they will swallowed their pray whole, without chewing, taking its time. Anacondas have very efficient, but it's also a slow digestive systems. They usually takes many days to digest a small pray, and weeks for a big meal. The Yellow Anaconda snake digestive system produces a very strong digestive enzymes, which can digest everything except fur, beaks, and claws. But unbelievably, these enzymes are not able to digest plant matter, so it will pass through their system intact
Yellow Anaconda snakes live a very long life around 25-30 years.
Yellow Anaconda snakes give birth to live young, around 15-30 at a time. Yellow Anaconda snakes mate in a very unusual style of behavior. The ovulating female attracts Several males which is called a (mating ball) that can often hide the female from view. The mating always takes place in water. After a gestation of six months the females give birth to live babies in April to July, Yellow Anaconda snakes will become sexually mature at 3-4 years of age.