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Abaco Island Boa

Abaco island boa is a non-venomous snake native to the Bahamas. At present, there are no subspecies of this snake.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Boidae
    Subfamily Boinae
    Genus Epicrates
    Scientific Name Epicrates exsul

    Other Names Northern Bahamas Boa
    Length Up to 80 cm
    Color Body has a shimmering reddish sheen
    Distribution Grand Bahama Island, Great Abaco Island, Elbow Cay, Little Abaco Island (Bahamas)
    Diet Small mammals, birds, lizards
    Venom Fact Non-venomous

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    Published on September 16th 2016 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 4th June 2019.

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