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VIDEO: Giant 400kg anaconda found at Brazilian construction site

Brazilian construction workers were sent into fright after they spotted a  gigantic 400kg anaconda lurking inside a cave.

The reptile was reportedly found by builders after they carried out a controlled explosion in the Belo Monte Dam, in the northern state of Para.

The snake’s body reportedly measured about 10m long and one metre wide, according to the Sun.

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It’s unknown when the snake was found.

It’s unclear whether the snake died due to the controlled explosion or if it was killed by the workers, however the workers have been criticised for taking photos and video with it afterwards.

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Video of the reptile was uploaded to YouTube, which shows a pan of the snake’s enormous body.


The worker’s were seen lifting the snake up to show its spotted belly, a move which was criticised by viewers.

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The Guinness World Record for the longest snake in captivity is currently held by Medusa, a snake in Kansas City, US, which is 7.67 metres long.


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