boa constrictor

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very large boa of tropical America and West Indies

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A COUPLE had a scare after their NINE FOOT boa constrictor went missing at their home in Coventry.
Ambushing birds, monkeys and a wide range of other animals from Mexico south to Argentina, the iconic Boa constrictor attacks in much the same way each time.
A REPTILE house is appealing for the safe return of a 9ft boa constrictor.
Boa constrictors are already established in south Florida.
BOA constrictors are more likely to be found in South America than in Merseyside.
Adult boa constrictors should be handled by two people as they are extremely powerful reptiles, said experts.
Deceiving snake: The birth of 19 boa constrictors surprised Assistant Curator Richard Brown (left) and keeper Neil Flockhart.
London, Jan 18 ( ANI ): Scientists have found that Boa constrictor snakes can sense their prey's heartbeat, and let go only when it stops.
Authorities found boa constrictors, together with several other snakes and a turtle.
Wong was arrested on August 26 after airport authorities found the boa constrictors, together with a few other snakes and a turtle, when his bag broke open on a luggage conveyor belt.
Big snakes like anacondas, boa constrictors and pythons now live in the wilds of southern Florida.
Increasingly popular as pets, boa constrictors are not poisonous.
PRIMITIVE snakes - such as py thons and boa constrictors - do have nub-like legs beneath their skins.
PRIMITIVE snakes - such as pythons and boa constrictors - do have nub-like legs beneath their skins.
Babies raised around pet boa constrictors were most often "lost to follow-up.