Yellow anacondas have a color pattern consists of a yellow, golden-tan or greenish-yellow ground color overlaid with a series of black or dark brown saddles, blotches, spots, and streaks. They do not get as large as their close relatives, the green anaconda.
- Females in this species are generally larger than males.
- They prefer mostly aquatic habitats, including swamps, marshes, and brush-covered banks of slow-moving rivers and streams.
- Yellow anacondas are sometimes referred to as “water boas.”
|Conservation status||Near Threatened|