Amazon Tree Boa
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.
These snakes could live for 15-20 years.
Did you know?
Amazon tree boas have a prehensile tail which allows them to grip tree branches and remain stable when they are so high in the trees.
Amazon tree boas can be very aggressive.
Amazon tree boas are ambush predators and will stay very still and concealed, waiting for prey to move past before striking quickly.