About this object

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.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Boa constrictor Linnaeus, 1758
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Boa Constrictor
  • Collector
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1981.905.3-8
Object view = Natural Science
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