Dumeril's Boa

The Dumeril's Boa is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Dumeril Boa Dumeril's boas, Acrantophis dumerili, are medium sized snakes from Madagascar. They are not a very demanding species to keep. They used to be very difficult to obtain - they are listed as protected species and basically impossible to import. More

Dumeril's Boa (Acrantophis dumerili ) Dumeril’s boas are docile medium sized snakes that are found throughout southern Madagascar. Adult Dumeril’s boas are usually 4-6 feet in length but occasionally reach 7-8 feet in length. More

Dumeril's boa on leaf litter Dumeril's boa on leaf litterPrint factsheet Facts - Also known as: Madagascar ground boa, Dumeril's Boa Kingdom Animalia More

Dumeril's Boa (Acrantophis dumerili) adults usually grow to 6.5 feet (2 m) in length with the maximum reported to be 8 foot, 6 inches (259 cm). More details $85. More

Dumeril's Boa - Acrantophis dumerili Dumeril's Boa These attractive boas have beautiful patterns and pleasing proportions. The are tame, easy to breed and do well in captivity. More

and Acrantophis Dumerilli or Dumeril's Boa is one. The others are A. Madagascariensis or the Madagascar Ground Boa and Sanzinia Madagascariensis or the Madagascar Tree boa. More

Summary: Dumeril's boa is a heavy-bodied boa that can grow three to four feet in length. Discover facts about Dumeril's boas with information from a published biologist in this free video on snake identification and reptiles. More

a dumeril's boa in the Minot area. Glad we're not. Eric, did you ever breed her? Or perhaps its been too long and you won't see this comment. lolWilliam, Mohall, ND Posted: 8/28/2009 11:58:02 AM Great information. More

Dumeril's boas are at risk in the wild due to continuing habitat destruction on the island of Madagascar. Did You Know? - This species is most closely related to the boa constrictor of South America. More

Videos and images Dumeril's boa on leaf litter Dumeril’s boa, also known as the Madagascar ground boa is a striking snake that grows up to 1.8 metres in length. Like most members of the Boidae family, it is a fairly stout snake. More

Dumeril's boa has a gray-brown ground color with darker patches. The patchy pattern offers camouflage against the leaf-strewn forest floor. It usually grows to lengths up to about 220cm, but larger individuals have been reported. More

Dumeril's Boa Acrantophis dumerili Their future in the wild is uncertain at best. Export of any wild caught animals has been prohibited for many years. More

Dumeril's boas is 4.7, from 4 different strains. Interestingly, the babies shed as they are born, sloughing both skin and egg sac. I have to fish around in the bedding to find them. More

the IUCN (Hilton-Taylor 2000): Dumeril's Boa (Acrantophis dumerili), Madagascar Boa (Acrantophis madagascariensis), and the Madagascar Tree Boa (Sanzinia madagascariensis). More

Common names

Duméril-boa in Hungarian - Magyar
Dumeril's Boa in English - English
Dumerilmarkboa in Norwegian - Norsk
Dumerils Madagaskarboa in German - Deutsch
Hroznýš Dumerilův in Czech - česky

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Order : Squamata
Family : Boidae
Genus : Acrantophis
Species : Acrantophis dumerili
Authority : JAN 1860
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