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A large constrictor snake, native to tropical America, which measures up to 3 metres

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Caption: Like the Boa constrictor (top), the rainbow boa Epicrates cenchria (bottom) kills its prey by cutting off its captive's blood flow, not by suffocating it.
THE hunt was on for a 5ft boa constrictor after it disappeared from its home on Merseyside.
The Ventura County Planning Commission rejected a request to allow Jane and Lucky Madsen to keep 40 boa constrictors and pythons as a sort of snake rescue center for cast-off pets.
A SNAKE sponsored by a brewery has given its owners a hangover after giving birth to an amazing 43 baby boa constrictors.
After spending a week at Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, with a team of researchers from the San Diego Zoo's Center for the Reproduction of Endangered Species, I was amazed at how docile boa constrictors are.
FIREMEN had a fright when two boa constrictors they had given up for dead in a blaze suddenly reared up from the ashes.
The book concludes with a page of facts about some of the animals featured in the story, including typical lengths of snails, iguanas, boa constrictors, and beaver dams.
Boa constrictors can live up to 30 years and grow up to 13-feet long, but are commonly kept as pets by people in Florida.
A MALAYSIAN man admitted wildlife smuggling after his bag bursting with 95 live boa constrictors broke open on a luggage conveyer belt at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Although boa constrictors can be deadly this one is described by handlers as 'placid'.
Potentially dangerous snakes including pythons and boa constrictors were among nearly 100 exotic animals stolen from a Birmingham pet shop.
You could have blown me down with a feather when I read that a brown puma had been spotted in Co Durham and two boa constrictors had been found in Washington.