boa constrictor

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Synonyms for boa constrictor

very large boa of tropical America and West Indies

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Red-tailed boa constrictors can grow in excess of 10ft in length and can weigh as much as 60lb.
A red-tailed boa named Balthazar provided just the picture the scientists needed.
The most prominent animals were the snakes (rattlesnake, Red-tailed boa, Caatinga lancehead viper and rainbow boa), and Argentine Black and White Tegu.
Visitors had the chance to touch and hold the golden python and red-tailed boa constrictor, which had been brought in by Rhys Jones, a herpetologist doing a PhD at Cardiff University.
It lived in a specially-built vivarium in the living room, together with the couple's other snake, Kaa, a six-foot red-tailed boa constrictor, which he has also since given up.