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Amazon Tree Boa

Amazon Tree Boa

(Corallus hortulanus)


Amazon tree boas are a species of non-venomous snake. They are arboreal and spend almost all of their lives in the trees. They can be a variety of different colours from such as red, yellow, orange, or black. They will grow to an average length of 1.5-2 metres.

Habitat & Distribution

Amazon tree boas can be found in areas of the Amazon rainforest across South America, including in Colombia, Brazil, and Guyana.


Amazon tree boas are obligate carnivores, meaning they can only eat meat. These constrictors will hunt birds, lizards, frogs, rodents, and small mammals.

Life Span

These snakes could live for 15-20 years.

Conservation Status

Least concern.