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Updated: Oct 5

It looks like someone really loved the Titanic and well, Boas. Today's animal of the day is the Titanoboa. Titanoboa is an extinct genus of very large snakes that lived in what is now La Guajira in northeastern Colombia.



Name: Titanoboa.

Conservation Status: Extinct.

Weight and Length: They could grow up to 12.8 m long and reach a weight of 1,135 kg.

Climate: Hot and Humid climate.

What do they eat: Titanoboa would also eat large fish on usual occasion.

Why did they die: 2 theories, climate change and decrease in global temperatures.


More facts: - Titanoboa was twice as long as the longest living snake today and almost four times heavier than the giant anaconda.

- Not a venomous snake.

- The climate is related to the size of the snake. The hotter the climate the bigger the snake.



Now these are all based on facts and theories. If you have an animals or oceans myths to suggest send us a mail at intowildak@gmail.com .


Stayed tuned for more facts - Kara

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