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REPTILES OF THE WORLD - Boas of the World

Calabar Ground Boa or Calabar Python
Calabaria (was Charina) reinhardtii

John Fowler & Rachel Barnes


Distribution:- West & Central Africa


Comments:- Previously believed to be a python it usually only lays 1 or 2 eggs (rarely 3)

Grows to approximately 1 metres (39 inches)

 

Calabar Ground Boa or Calabar Python - Calabaria reinhardtii -John Fowler & Rachel Barnes

 

This burrowing species that lives in rainforests rarely bites,

it defends itself by rolling into a tight ball hiding it's head, but raising its tail.

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