New anaconda species – level 1

07-03-2024 07:00

Scientists find a new big snake in Ecuador’s rainforest. It is a very important finding.

The snake is the biggest one in the world. It looks like another snake but is a different kind. A Dutch biologist makes a video to show how big these snakes are. They can be up to six meters long and weigh up to 200 kilograms.

At first, scientists think that there is only one kind of this snake. But now they know that there is another one called the ‘northern green anaconda’. This helps us know how oil spills can hurt nature and people. Anacondas do not live in dirty places.

Difficult words: biologist (a person who studies living things), oil spill (when oil gets into the sea, river, and so on), dirty (not clean).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

"What role do anacondas play in the ecosystem and how does the discovery of the 'northern green anaconda' contribute to our understanding of environmental threats?"


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