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Anaconda: The Secret Life of the World's Largest Snake

Jesús A. Rivas


Written by Jesús Rivas, the undisputed expert on the biology of anacondas, this is the first authoritative book on the biology of the green anaconda, the world’s largest snake. Rivas describes his experiences over a quarter of a century exploring the secret life of these fantastic snakes, including their diet, movement patterns, life and tribulations, survival, behavior, and fascinating reproductive life. But more than just presenting facts about anacondas, Rivas tells his story about studying them in the field. Ultimately, his love for anacondas and his unorthodox approach give his voice a un ... More

Keywords: biology, anaconda, green anaconda, diet, movement pattern, reproductive life, snake, behavior

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780199732876
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199732876.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jesús A. Rivas, author
Associate Professor of Biology, New Mexico Highlands University