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Bushmaster

Bushmaster Lachesis Muta

With the ability to grow over 12 feet in length, the bushmaster is the longest venomous snake found in the Americas.

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ORIGIN:
South America

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HABITAT:
Tropical forests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
Length: Up to 12 ft long

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DIET:
Rodents, birds, insects and amphibians

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PREDATORS:

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Venomous bite

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REPRODUCTION:
Lays 8–16 eggs per clutch

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THREATS:
Deforestation

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
12–18 yrs in human care

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