Boom!

Boom!

Today we’re meeting another venomous snake with a funny name- the Boomslang! Come join us as we learn more about another legless reptile!

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Boomslang Fun Facts: 

  • They get their name from the Afrikaans for tree snake.
  • Boomslang as their name implies are arboreal.
  • They are particularly shy and flee from anything large.
  • These snakes call sub-Saharan Africa home.
  • They can grow up to 5 feet long.
  • Boomslangs eat lizards and eggs.
  • They are highly venomous with slow acting venom. They are rarely encounter by humans and most bites occur when they are cornered or when someone attempts to handle them.

 

These snakes have gorgeous coloration. They gain that coloration as they mature.

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