Herp of the day

Herp of the day: Brazilian Rainbow Boa


The Brazilian rainbow boa (Epicrates cenchria cenchria) is non venomous snake from south america. This is the most commonly kept subspecies in captivity from all rainbow boas. Males can reach 6 ft while females can reach 7 ft in total length. They are nocturnal, and they often become active an hour or two after sundown.

Their name comes after the reflection their skin provides when light hits its surface. Making them one of the most attractive species for reptile enthusiasts

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