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Amazon Tree Boa
Amazon Tree Boa

Scientific Name: Corallus hortulanus

Category: Animal

Primary Layer: Canopy

Fun Facts:

  • Amazon Tree Boas are a boa species that are incredibly adapted to life in the trees. They live, eat, drink (raindrops and mist that gathers on the leaves), mate, and give birth, in the trees of tropical South America.
  • Young boas commonly eat birds, but as they grow so does the size of their prey. An adult tree boa is one of the largest predators in the canopy.