Chapter 1: Where it Lives
The anaconda lives in in South America in the rain forest. It lives on the forest floor. The anaconda spends most of it's time in shallow water. When they are on land they are hunting or eating.
Chapter 2: Size/Invertebrate or Vertebrate
The average female anaconda is 15 feet long and the average male is 9 feet. The maximum length is 30 feet long. The average weight is 550 pounds.They are vertebrates because all snakes have a spine.
Chapter 3: Eating Habbits
Anacondas eat all most everything. They eat large rodents, deer, fish, turtles, birds, and even jaguars and crocodiles. They can unhinge their jaw to eat huge animals. Anacondas do not chew up their food they swollow it whole and digest it with strong acids in their stomach. After eating a large animal, they need no food for a long time, and rests for weeks.
Chapter 6: Interesting Facts
The anaconda is the largest and heaviest snake in the world. There are four species of anacondas. When it is in the water, whole body, except nostrils is submerged.They can stay under water for 10 minutes before it comes to the surface to get air. Anacondas live 10-12 years in the wild and up to 30 years in captivity. The anaconda is a very interesting animal.