Solomon Island Tree Boa
rainforests, grasslands, woodlands
Samoa, Melanesia, Polynesia, Solomon Islands, etc
Length: 5 ft
- Solomon Island tree boas belong in the genus Candoia. They are the largest snakes in the genus.
- Their offspring may be more than a foot long at birth.
- Young Solomon Island tree boas eat frogs and lizards. Adults will grow to eat smaller prey, including rodents.
- They are endemic to the Solomon Islands.
- Solomon Island tree boas are arboreal.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia Order: Squamata Suborder: Serpentes Family: Boidae Genus: Candoia Species: Candoia bibroni
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