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

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Boa constrictors are arguably the most famous of the boas, and do not have the best reputation.
The brown Cuban boa constrictor was being kept in Quinn Crescent, Wingate, near Peterlee.
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.
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.
Authorities found boa constrictors, together with several other snakes and a turtle.
We can testify to these snakes' attraction personally," the scientists say, "as we both have kept pet giant constrictors.
Boa constrictors can go for six months between meals.
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.
Along with his female partner Alice, Cooper was named after the American rock star who regularly performed draped in constrictors.
Babies raised around pet boa constrictors were most often "lost to follow-up.