boa constrictor


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Synonyms for boa constrictor

very large boa of tropical America and West Indies

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Although boa constrictors are a species related to sand boas, they are in a different subfamily, called Boinae, along with anacondas.
Bizarre rescues have included an American Eagle trapped in a tree and the foot boa constrictor, which could "strangle a child", on the loose.
A boa constrictor might be the weirdest thing they've found so far.
It is unknown if the boa constrictor survived the ordeal or if the porcupine was escaped or killed.
A Cuban Boa constrictor is on the loose in County Durham.
In recent weeks, a boa constrictor snake was abandoned by its previous owner, and left on the dad-of-four's doorstep.
Ian Willey, 43, thought at first it was a branch when son Calum, 12, noticed the dead snake, believed to be a second boa constrictor, near a children's play area.
Red-tailed boa constrictors can grow in excess of 10ft in length and can weigh as much as 60lb.
Within six seconds of looping around an anesthetized lab rat, a boa constrictor squeezes enough to halve blood pressure in a rear-leg artery.
The boa constrictor, which was christened Wilton by staff at the owl centre, has been taken into the care of ecologist David Pollard, from Arnside, South Cumbria.
HONOLULU -- Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.
Re boa constrictor found at Erddig @andyheald Sad & concerning, large Boa constrictor snake found dead at #Erddig park in North Wales (1st place I worked)
lain Lowson, 63, was caught short in woods when he glanced down to find the lethal boa constrictor, thought to have been abandoned just hours before.
Foram examinados tres animais da especie Boa constrictor amarali, clinicamente saudaveis, medindo 1,23m, 1,26m e 1,55m, e 5,5cm, 4,2cm e 5,6cm de diametro, provindos do CEMPAS--Centro de Medicina e Pesquisa de Animais Silvestre da UNESP-Botucatu-SP, Brasil.
5m boa constrictor, is staking his claim as Australia's youngest wildlife ranger.