50 feet anaconda?


Does this video show a 50 feet (>15 meters) anaconda in a river in Brazil?

First observation: that is not a river, but a flooded road. Second and more important observation: this video has been stretched horizontally. Below is one of the oldest copies of the original video.

Snake crossing a flooded road

Anacondas have been verified to grow to sizes of 5.5 metres (18.0 ft). There are plenty of unverified claims of longer anacondas.This anaconda could be 4-5 meters long, perhaps bit longer according to some estimates based on the possible width of the road. That anaconda is certainly not over 15 meters (50 feet) long.

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