SCIENTIFIC NAME: Boa constrictor imperator
MAXIMUM ADULT SIZE: Average 6 - 8', occasionally exceeding 12'
DIET: Live or frozen thawed fuzzy mice. Frozen fuzzies are available in our Food and Feeders Section.
HABITAT: Provide a substrate of aspen or wood mulch at least 2” deep. A small, heavy bowl of fresh water and shelter, such as a hollow log or concave rock or plastic “cave” are the three essential pieces of cage furniture. A hot spot of almost 90F should be provided at one end. Climbing branches may be appreciated, especially with smaller boas. Mist if shedding problems occur.
ORIGIN: Northern South America