- Epicrates cenchria cenchria
- One of the beautiful snakes
- Nocturnal animal
- The snake is marked with dark ring down the back of the body
- It approximately has 48 to 52 scales in the middle part of the body
- Very iridescent and vivid prismatic rainbow effect is easily noticed under the sunlight.
- Amazon basin Brazil, Northern part of South America
- When it reaches sexual maturity ages of 2.5 years old
- Incubation period is 4 to 8 weeks
- 2 to 35 babies per clutch
- Hatchling: 15 to 20 inches
- Adult: Normally 4 to 5 feet, up to 7 feet possible
- Warm blooded vertebrates
- Examples are pinkies
- Feeding is about every 4 to 6 days once
- Clean water should be provided
- Tropical rain forest
- In captivity, humidity should be kept at 70%
- Gradient temperature should set at 75°F to 80°F
- Basking template at 85°F is fine
- Brazilian Rainbow Boa is only recommended for advance snake hobbyist as it require precise tropical setting and pet snake care.
- This snake is classified under CITES Appendix II.