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Acrantophis dumerili, commonly known as Dumeril’s boa, is a non-venomous boa species found on Madagascar.

Species: A. dumerili
Phylum: Chordata
Family: Boidae
Order: Squamata
Kingdom: Animalia
Genus: Acrantophis
The Dumeril’s Boa is a large, heavy bodied, ground snake found exclusively on the island of Madagascar. They are typically 4-6 feet long, but can reach up to 7 feet, and can weigh up to 20 lbs. Their mottled brown, tan, and black bodies help them to camouflage with fallen leaves on the ground.
Dumeril’s Boa Size and Life Span

Dumeril’s boas are slow-growing snakes that take 3 to 5 years to fully mature. Dumeril’s boas have been known to live for more than 20 years.

Feeding: Dumerils Boas in captivity primarily eat mice and rats that are about as thick as the widest part of their body. Babies are large enough to eat hopper mice and pinky rats. One appropriately sized prey item per week is ideal for babies.