"I say, chap, that native has trapped us quite the boa!"
Dictionnaire Pittoresque d’Histoire Naturelle et des Phenomenes de la Nature. F. E. Guerin, 1833.
This snake resembles a very long slow-worm (which is really a lizard). Also known as a “burrowing boa”.
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, vol. XXVI. 1858.
Scaffold theme by Mike Harding.