Project Description

Amazon Tree Boa

Corallus hortulanus

Animal Class: Reptile

Length: 4-7 feet

Lifespan: 10-15 years

Diet: Carnivore

Habitat: Forests in southern Central America, northern South America, and throughout Brazil

Description: The Amazon tree boa is also known as the garden tree boa. It can be a variety of colors from black or grey to red, orange, and many others. Their patterns may also vary from almost no pattern to speckles, bands, or other shapes.

Like other boas, Amazon tree boas are ovoviparous, which means they give birth to live young.

This species is mostly nocturnal and arboreal.

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Our Animals: Richard