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Identification of Boa Constrictors

Boa constrictors, especially red-tailed boas, are common in the pet trade. This medium-sized constrictor can grow to about 11 feet in length and can show considerable color and pattern variation.  There is one reproducing population of boa constrictors in Florida, in eastern Miami-Dade County.

Typical boa constrictors are tan in color with darker brown markings down the back and sides.

Distinguishing Characteristics of Boa Constrictors

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