Lucky-Amazon Tree Boa

Lucky- Amazon Tree Boa

Sex: Male

Latin name: Corallus hortulanus

Native Home: Amazon Tree Boas can be found from Central Venezuela, eastern Colombia and the Guyana Shield countries in the north to central Bolivia and central Brazil in the south. In forested eastern Brazil the range extends far southward.

Size:  Amazon Tree Boas often attains 4½ feet; occasionally attains 6½ to slightly more than 7 feet.

Diet: While birds are an important prey item of wild specimens, captive Amazon Tree Boas feed readily on rodents.

Reproduction:  Amazon Tree Boas breed March to April, ovulation occurs in the female several weeks after copulation. During gestation period, females seek areas in direct sunlight or other warm areas to bask. Amazon tree boas give birth to live young. The gestation period is 6 to 8 months.

LifespanAmazon Tree Boas can live from 12 to 20 years in captivity.