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Located

    The majority of boa constrictors live in Mexico, Central
    America and South America.  They may also be found on
    some islands in the Caribbean.    

Diet

    Boa constrictors feed on birds, small rodents (including
    bats), lizards and do not eat large mammals.

Habitat

    Boa constrictors can be found in different habitats
    including rainforests, agricultural areas and deserts in
    trees or on the ground.

Size

    Boa constrictors average 6 - 14 feet in length but can be
    as long as 18 feet.

Reproduction

    Boas bear live young and may have as many as 50 or
    more infants during birth.
 
Boa Constrictor
(Boa Constrictor)
 
Taxonomy
Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:   Chordata
Class:   Reptilia
Order:   Squamata
Family:   Boidae
Genus:   Boa
Species:    constrictor
Location
Image
© Photographer: Vladimir Mucibabic
IUCN Status:
Not Listed
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