Boa constrictor Linnaeus, 1758

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Description: Large snake with large, heavy head with relatively small eyes. Body covered with smooth, shiny scales, pattern variable but ground colour usually pale brown or greyish with a series of large reddish-brown blotches along the back surrounding smaller light coloured oval spots along the centre of the back. Length up to 5.6 m.

Large snake with large, heavy head with relatively small eyes. Body covered with smooth, shiny scales, pattern variable but ground colour usually pale brown or greyish with a series of large reddish-brown blotches along the back surrounding smaller light coloured oval spots along the centre of the back. Length up to 5.6 m.

Place collected:
Measurements: not recorded
Type: REPTILIA SERPENTES BOIDAE

Note: Died in Museum aquarium, 07.09.1981
Accession no: 1981.905.2

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