“Emerald Tree Bo” It’s non-venomous snakes, but with very long and terrifying fangs

The emerald tree boa is also known by its scientific name, Corallus caninus.

They are non-venomous snakes, however, it’s advisable to keep a safe distance from them since they have extremely long front teeth which they usually utilize to catch their prey.

They are found in tropical rainforests in South America, specifically in regions like Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia, and Venezuela. They are also present in zoos and exotic pet stores.

Their bright color and uniquepattern in a white color make these emerald tree boas attractive snakes that instantly catch the eye. They are also often confused with green tree pythons.

Their color is not always emerald green, but can also be light green, dark olive green, or yellowish-green.

While attacking prey, they lie on branches above the ground waiting to strike on any unsuspectinganimal that appears below them.

Emerald tree boas are known as ‘live-bearing snakes‘ because these emerald tree boas do not lay eggs like other species of snakes.

Instead, they give birth to each offspring contained in its own gelatinous sack to protect it after a gestation period.

The average emerald tree boa length is 4-9 ft (1.2-1.8 m). They usually sit coiled up on a tree ready to strike their predators.

Emerald tree boa teeth are long and sharp and the emerald tree boa bites their prey with the help of their teeth and fangs.

Emerald tree boa fangs are sharp and long so it’s essential to ensure that you keep a safe distance from these snakes even though they are non-venomous in nature.

This animal is identifiable by its emerald green body with a white pattern. The average emerald tree boa size is 2-4 lb (1.1-1.5 kg).

The emerald tree boa has an adequatespeed when compared to other species of snakes. It adjusts its speed depending on its prey.

They also have a strong grip on their teeth which also supports them in catching their prey. If you’re curious about the fastest-moving snake, it’s the black mamba!

The average emerald tree boa diet in the wild consists of small mammals. These reptiles are carnivores so their diet comprises meat and they are predators of lizards, rats, squirrels, and sometimes monkeys too.

The diet of baby boas in the wild can also include small reptiles. If the emerald tree boa is kept in captivity, it can be fed a diet of mice bi-weekly.

The typical emerald tree boa habitat constitutes trees. They usually hunt at night. They stay coiled up with their head in the center and catch their prey whilst hanging on the tree branch itself.

Males and females only come together to mate which is usually when they turn three to four years of age.

The female snake’s gestation period lasts 240-260 days (which is five to seven months) and females are ovoviviparous.

During this time, there is antagonistic or fighting behavior between males and females if they are housed together since they prefer living alone in most instances.

During this time male snakes pursue female snakes and after mating, emerald tree boas do not lay eggs. Instead, females give birth to their offspring, which is unusual for this type of animal.

The average emerald tree boa lifespan is 20-30 years long. They usually live in trees in tropical rainforests, but they are also kept in reserves and as pets.

Emerald tree boas are magnificent beings. They are not easy to take care of, however, it’s not impossible.

Emerald tree boa predators include the crested eagle and the harpy eagle, so in order to survive, these snakes try to camouflage themselves from them.

An emerald tree boa pet, however, does not need to worry about being eaten by a predator.

These snakes can be quite aggressive. Male snakes will fight among themselves.

These emerald tree boas are extremely strong and their tail is prehensile which means they can grip.












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