Boa Constrictor Boa constrictor

Breeding no more than once every other year, females may lay dozens of eggs at a time!

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ORIGIN:
Central and South America

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HABITAT:
Forests and grasslands

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
Up to 60 lbs
Length: 3-13 ft

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DIET:
Bats, birds and eggs

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PREDATORS:
Jaguars and crocodiles

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp teeth

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REPRODUCTION:
Sexually mature at 2-3 yrs

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THREATS:
Collection for the pet trade

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
25-35 yrs in human care

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