Tag: boas

September 14, 2021

New wide-eyed boa discovered in Dominican Republic

For the first time in more than a century, researchers have discovered a new boa species in the Dominican Republic. The Hispaniolan vineboa (Chilabothrus ampelophis) was discovered in a mountainous...

June 7, 2021

Urbanization may lead to Puerto Rican boa decline

Increasing urbanization in Puerto Rico may cause declines in the territory’s endangered boa population. The Puerto Rican boa (Chilabothrus inornatus) is the largest snake found on the island, growing up...