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Just Got a Boa and Dont Know What Kind.

Discussion in 'Boas *General*' started by Marlin, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. Marlin

    Marlin Member

    Hey guys I just got a boa from apet store and cant rember for the life of me what kind it was. It was a somthing tree boa. It started with a p papone? pelone? It feeds on frogs for know. It almost looks scaleless Its not shiny at all its very dull and is brown with markings like greyis moss. Any help in figuring out what it is would be great. Thanks !
  2. justor

    justor Elite Member

    A picture would be quite helpful.

    It sounds like the word you're looking for is 'Papuan'. As in the island of New Guinea. The Papuan tree boa aka pacific or New Guinea tree boa (Candoia carinata carinata) is probably what you have. They are quite variable in appearance, but your description does sound like one of the candoia species.
  3. Marlin

    Marlin Member

    Thats it Papuan. I knew It started with Pap. Thanks alot man.

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