Solomon Island Tree Boa Fact Sheet

Common Name:

Solomon Island Tree Boa

Scientific Name:

Candoia bibroni

Wild Status:

Least Concern


rainforests, grasslands, woodlands


Samoa, Melanesia, Polynesia, Solomon Islands, etc



Life Span:

10-15 years


Length: 5 ft

Cool Facts:

  • 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.


Taxonomic Breakdown:

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia Order: Squamata Suborder: Serpentes Family: Boidae Genus: Candoia Species: Candoia bibroni

Conservation & Helping:

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