Boa

Dumerill's Boa

Natural Habitat

Inhabits dry forests along with grass Savannahs in Southern and Central Madagascar.

Diet

Feeds on wild small mammals and birds

Conservation

Threat Level: Least Concern

Considered bad luck by the Malagasy people and is often hunted as they steal domestic chickens

Here at the Zoo

Here at the zoo we have two ground boas, spot their unique markings that look like skulls along the sides of their body