Amazon Tree Boa – Corallus hortulanus

Amazon Tree Boa – Corallus hortulanus

The Amazon Tree Boa is a fairly commonly found serpent in the Amazon Basin of South America. Although it can be active during the day, they are primarily nocturnal. Adults are usually less than 6 feet long. They are often found at night in trees where they feed on bats, rodents, and birds. They come in multiple patterns and color phases, including red, yellow, brown, or gray.

Photo and Account by Matt Cage.

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Posted on August 15, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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