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An anaconda is a large, non-venomous snake found in tropical South America. Although the name actually applies to a group of snakes, it is often used to refer only to one species in particular, the common or green anaconda, Eunectes murinus, which is one of the largest snakes in the world.Anaconda...
is a large, non-venomous snake
Snakes are elongate, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes that can be distinguished from legless lizards by their lack of eyelids and external ears. Like all squamates, snakes are ectothermic, amniote vertebrates covered in overlapping scales...
found in tropical South America
South America is a continent situated in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. The continent is also considered a subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the north and east...
Anaconda may also refer to:
- Anaconda (film)
Anaconda is a 1997, adventure-horror film, directed by Luis Llosa, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Owen Wilson, and Eric Stoltz. It centers around a film crew for National Geographic who are kidnapped by a hunter who is going after the world's largest giant anaconda, which is...
(1997), a horror movie.
- Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid is a 2004 horror-thriller film and sequel to the 1997 film Anaconda. It was directed by Dwight H. Little and was released in the United States on August 27, 2004. The plot of the movie entails a group of explorers looking for a sacred flower that they...
(2004), sequel to Anaconda (1997).
- Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008), sequel to Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004).
- Anacondas: Trail of Blood
Anacondas: Trail of Blood, also known as Anaconda 4:Trail of Blood, is a 2009 made-for-television horror film and sequel to Anaconda 3: Offspring. Written by David C. Olson and directed by Don E. FauntLeRoy, it is the fourth and last film in the Anaconda series and picks up where the third film ended...
(2009), sequel to Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008).
- Anaconda (The Sisters of Mercy song), the 1983 single of British darkwave band The Sisters of Mercy
The Sisters of Mercy are an English rock band that formed in 1980. After achieving early underground fame in UK, the band had their commercial breakthrough in mid-1980s and sustained it until the early 1990s, when they stopped releasing new recorded output in protest against their record company...
- Anaconda (comics)
Anaconda is a supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe who was created by Mark Gruenwald and Ralph Macchio and first appeared in Marvel Two-in-One #64 in June 1980.-Fictional character biography:...
, a supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe.
- Angela Anaconda
Angela Anaconda is a Canadian cutout animation television series that aired on the channels Teletoon and Fox Family. It centers on the adventures of an eight-year-old girl named Angela who lives in the fictional town of Tapwater Springs, has wacky brothers, weird friends, and hates a snobbish...
, a cutout animation television series.
- Anaconda (roller coaster)
Anaconda is a steel roller coaster built in 1991, located at Kings Dominion theme park in Doswell, Virginia. It was built by Arrow Dynamics and designed by Ron Toomer; it was one of the few Arrow looping coasters built in the 1990s and was Kings Dominion's first roller coaster with more than one...
, a roller coaster at Kings Dominion theme park.
- Anaconda (poker)
Anaconda is a variety of stud poker. Other names for this game include "Pass the Trash" and "3,2,1 Left".-Simple play:Each player is dealt seven cards. They then each select three cards to be passed to the player on their left. These cards are simply set on the table near their left-most opponent....
, a variant of the card game poker.
- The Anaconda, a live-music club in Isla Vista, California
Isla Vista is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Santa Barbara County, California in the United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 23,096. The majority of residents are college students at nearby University of California, Santa Barbara or at Santa...
for a couple of years in the early-mid-1990s.
- Anaconda (installer), an installer program for the Red Hat Linux and Fedora operating systems.
- Anaconda, a hidden mini-game in the TimeSplitters
TimeSplitters is a series of first-person shooter video games created by Free Radical Design. The games are often compared to Rare's shooters GoldenEye 007 and Perfect Dark since Free Radical Design was founded by a group of ex-Rare employees who developed these games...
video game series.
- Anaconda, Montana
Anaconda, county seat of Anaconda City/Deer Lodge County, is located in mountainous southwestern Montana. The Continental Divide passes within 8 miles of the community with the local Pintler Mountain range reaching 10,379 feet...
, a small community in the United States.
- Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, Montana
-National protected areas:*Beaverhead National Forest *Deerlodge National Forest -Demographics:As of the census of 2000, there were 9,417 people, 3,995 households, and 2,524 families residing in the county. The population density was 13 people per square mile . There were 4,958 housing units at an...
, a consolidated city-county in the U.S.
- Anaconda, British Columbia
Anaconda is an uninhabited locality and former mining and smelting centre in the Boundary Country of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada, located west of the city of Grand Forks to the south of the confluence of Eholt and Boundary Creeks...
, a locality/ghost town in the Boundary Country region of British Columbia, Canada, named for the smelter and company in Montana
In military and weapons
- Operation Anaconda
Operation Anaconda took place in early March 2002 in which the United States military and CIA Paramilitary Officers, working with allied Afghan military forces, and other North Atlantic Treaty Organization and non NATO forces attempted to destroy al-Qaeda and Taliban forces in the Shahi-Kot...
, a code name for a military operation that took place in Afghanistan in early March 2002.
- Anaconda Plan
The Anaconda Plan or Scott's Great Snake is the name widely applied to an outline strategy for subduing the seceding states in the American Civil War. Proposed by General-in-Chief Winfield Scott, the plan emphasized the blockade of the Southern ports, and called for an advance down the Mississippi...
, the name widely applied to an outline strategy for subduing the seceding states in the American Civil War.
- Colt Anaconda
Introduced in 1990, the Colt Anaconda is a large frame double-action revolver featuring a full length under-barrel ejection-rod lug and six round cylinder, designed and produced by the Colt's Manufacturing Company...
, a .44 Magnum revolver.
- Logistics Support Area Anaconda
Joint Base Balad, formerly Balad Air Base and Logistics Support Area Anaconda, or simply LSA Anaconda - formerly known as Al-Bakr Air Base and known in popular media as Camp Anaconda - is one of the largest United States military bases in Iraq...
, a large US military base in Iraq. Also referred to as "LSA Anaconda" or "Camp Anaconda".
- Anaconda Copper
Anaconda Copper Mining Company was one of the largest trusts of the early 20th century. The Anaconda was purchased by Atlantic Richfield Company on January 12, 1977...
, a defunct mining company which operated two mines named "Anaconda Copper Mine".
- Anaconda Copper Mine (Montana), a large copper mine in Butte, Montana, USA.
- Anaconda Copper Mine (Nevada)
The Anaconda Copper Mine is an open pit copper mine in Lyon County, Nevada that was owned and operated by the Anaconda Mining Company. It is located adjacent to the town of Yerington. The company town of Weed Heights was built to support the mining operation which ran until 1978.-History:The...
, a copper mine in Lyon County, Nevada, USA.