Brazilian Rainbow Boa

Brazilian Rainbow Boa 

Boas have special pits on their heads which allow them to detect heat to help them find warmblooded prey at night.  Terrestrial constrictors, these boas are considered to be the world's most beautiful snake.

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME EPICRATES CENCHRIA
WHERE IN THE WILD? SOUTH AMERICA, RAINFORESTS
WHAT'S ON THE MENU? BIRDS, EGGS, SMALL MAMMALS, LIZARDS AND FROGS
LIFE EXPECTANCY 20 YEARS