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The Emerald Tree Boa lives in South America.
They are carnivorous, eating small mammals, birds, lizards and frogs.
Instead of laying eggs, they give birth to live young, usually 6-14 at a time.
Emerald Tree Boas can live for 15 years.
About the Emerald Tree Boa
Emerald Tree Boas, as their name suggests, are a tree dwelling species, spending most of their time high up in the foliage. They prefer to be solitary. They are found in lowland tropical rainforests in the Amazonian and Guianan regions of South America.
Did you know?
The bright green colour of the Emerald Tree Boa helps them to camouflage with their surroundings.