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any of various large nonvenomous snakes that kill their prey by crushing it in its coils

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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.
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.
A SIX-FOOT-LONG constrictor snake has been found in the back garden of a Cardiff house.
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.
The data set on which the conclusions of the 2009 Constrictor Report are based has been demonstrated to be so mischaracterized as to suggest either incompetence or an intentional attempt at deception.
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.
PRIMITIVE snakes - such as py thons and boa constrictors - do have nub-like legs beneath their skins.
Along with his female partner Alice, Cooper was named after the American rock star who regularly performed draped in constrictors.
Kids ages 6-8 in grades 1-3 will find this elementary primer on boa constrictors adds to Enslow's 'Zoom in on Animals' series with a little over twenty easy pages of bright information.
This research shows that brevetoxins are potent airway constrictors, triggering several physiological pathways.