Boa Constrictor




Boa constrictors are pinkish or tan in color, with dark crossbands. Typically, they range in lengths from 20 inches (50 cm) as neonates to 13 feet (3.9 m) as adults. Larger members of the Boidae family have heat-sensitive pits on its head, but this snake has more simple heat-sensitive scales. These snakes are solitary and nocturnal.


Boa Constrictors

Keeping Boas - Which Boa Species Make Good Pets?

14/03/2011 09:55
There are a wide range of species kept by snake enthusiasts today, from so called "beginners" snakes such as the colubrids (corn snakes, king...


Seven Common Questions About Boas

14/03/2011 09:54
Boa constrictors are becoming more and more popular as pets, but how much do you really know about them? Here are the top boa facts I get asked...


Why Boas Make A Great Pet Snake

14/03/2011 09:52
Snakes have become more and more popular pets in recent years.  While not for everyone, many people find them truly fascinating and beautiful...


Keeping Boa Constrictors As Pets

14/03/2011 09:44
There are several subspecies of boa constrictor (species name boa constrictor) that are found in the pet trade. Red tailed boas (Boa constrictor...


Boas - General Description

14/03/2011 09:42
Boa constrictors are non-venomous boa species found in mostly Central America, South America and some islands in the Caribbean. As unusual as it...


Boa Description, Habitat And Characteristics

14/03/2011 09:36
Boa Constrictors live in Central & South America and some islands in the Caribbean. Boa constrictor’s habitat varies widely depending of ...


The Boa Makes A Great Pet

05/03/2011 16:52
Snakes have become much more popular through recent years. Although they aren’t suitable for everybody, a lot of people think they are incredibly...


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