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Amazon tree boa

Amazon Tree Boa Corallus Hortulana

Amazon tree boas are slender snakes, distributing their body weight to make traveling through the trees easy.

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ORIGIN:
South America

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HABITAT:
Rainforest canopy

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
Length: 5 ft

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DIET:
Small mammals, birds and lizards

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PREDATORS:
Harpy eagle, saddleback tamarins and humans

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Camouflage and constrict prey

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REPRODUCTION:
Live babies are born to female boas

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THREATS:
Pet trade and deforestation

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Around 20 yrs in human care

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