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  Boa -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Boas are a type of (Limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous) snake that are members of the Boidae family.
Boas are named after cows (bos) because of the old myth that boa snakes pursue cows and suckle them until they are drained to death.
Boas have two subfamilies: Boinae or true boas and Erycinae or sand boas.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bo/boa.htm   (461 words)

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Among other boas are the smaller sand boas, Eryx, and the woodsnakes, Tropidolphus and related genera.
The typical boa genera are ground or tree dwellers of tropical America--as are the woodsnakes--and the island of Madagascar, whereas the sand boas are semidesert burrowing snakes of northern Africa and southern Asia.
Most boas are active at night and have pits along their lips that are sensitive to the heat of prey.
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Boa constrictors live from sea level to 3,300 feet (1,000 m) elevation, in tropical rainforests, semi-deserts, rocky hillsides, savannas, and near cultivated fields and homes.
Boas have spurs near the cloacal opening that are vestiges of the legs possessed by ancestors.
Boa constrictors are not an endangered species.** The number of boa constrictors in the wild is not well-known, but they have become very rare in some parts of their range.
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Care of Pet Boas and Pythons - General information on the housing, feeding and health of boas and pythons, compiled by the Bird and Exotic Animal Practice of Orange County.
Peter Kahl Reptiles - Dedicated to the captive breeding of rare boas and pythons; the originator of the albino boa constrictor, snow boa, and the piebald ball python.
P.M. Herps - Breeder of boas, boids and colubrids.
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 snake -> Types of Snakes on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Among the harmless colubrid snakes of North America are the garter snakes (including the ribbon snake), the water snakes, the green, or grass, snakes, the fl snakes, the racers, the king snakes (including the milk snake), and the bull, hognose, and rat snakes.
The family Boidae (boas and pythons) includes the world's largest snakes, the South American anaconda and the Asian reticulated python, as well as the smaller boa constrictor and the tree and sand boas.
Most poisonous New World snakes belong to the pit viper family; these include the copperhead, water moccasin, rattlesnake, fer-de-lance, and bushmaster.
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Only did the dinosaurs disappear completely, but so did flying reptiles (pterosaurs), and marine reptiles years old) are quite different from those of modern American Indians.
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