Where does the word "Amazon" come from?
A snake living in the rainforest? No, that's not right.
You may be thinking of the Anaconda, a snake which lives in
northern South America. A member of the boa family, it is believed to be
the world's largest snake, growing up to 30 feet long! Anacondas kill their
prey--birds and small mammals--by wrapping themselves around the victim
to keep them from breathing. Anacondas can also defend themselves with a