One of the most well-known types of snakes, the boa constrictor is a large snake with a heavy body. Found in North America, South America and parts of the Caribbean, this snake is a part of the Boidae family, and there are 10 recognized subspecies of this fascinating creature.
Boa constrictor facts
1. Size and appearance
Did you know that boas are closely related to pythons and anacondas? While they’re not quite as big as their cousins, they’re among the biggest snakes in the world.