Animal of the day – 12/13/2011 – The Sand Boa

Sand Boa

The animal of the day is the Sand Boa. (Did you know: The majority of these snakes spend much of their time basking below the surface of the sand, with only their eyes or head exposed on the surface. When a potential prey item approaches, they erupt out of the sand, bite and employ constriction to subdue it!

Also, they give birth to live young rather than laying eggs like the majority of snakes do!

Not for the faint of heart.


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