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Malagasy tree boa - head 2, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar A beautiful specialist of about 1.5m in maximum length, non-venomous. In dutch it&#039;s named the &quot;dog head boa&quot;, I&#039;m still not sure why. It does have an unusually large head and Ive&#039; also read its infra red receptors to detect prey are unusually large. It feeds on small mammals and birds.<br />
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A video by somebody else to get an idea of its size:<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85420/malagasy_tree_boa_-_stare_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85418/malagasy_tree_boa_-_head_2_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
A video by somebody else to get an idea of its size:<br />
<br />
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvKMYTXPD3E Africa,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Malagasy tree boa,Pyreras Reserve,Sanzinia madagascariensis,Winter,World" /></a></figure><br />
A video by somebody else to get an idea of its size:<br />
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Malagasy tree boa - head 2, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar

A beautiful specialist of about 1.5m in maximum length, non-venomous. In dutch it's named the "dog head boa", I'm still not sure why. It does have an unusually large head and Ive' also read its infra red receptors to detect prey are unusually large. It feeds on small mammals and birds.

Malagasy tree boa - stare, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar A beautiful specialist of about 1.5m in maximum length, non-venomous. In dutch it's named the "dog head boa", I'm still not sure why. It does have an unusually large head and Ive' also read its infra red receptors to detect prey are unusually large. It feeds on small mammals and birds.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85419/malagasy_tree_boa_-_head_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85418/malagasy_tree_boa_-_head_2_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
A video by somebody else to get an idea of its size:<br />
<br />
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvKMYTXPD3E Africa,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Malagasy tree boa,Pyreras Reserve,Sanzinia madagascariensis,Winter,World

Malagasy tree boa - head, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar A beautiful specialist of about 1.5m in maximum length, non-venomous. In dutch it's named the "dog head boa", I'm still not sure why. It does have an unusually large head and Ive' also read its infra red receptors to detect prey are unusually large. It feeds on small mammals and birds.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85420/malagasy_tree_boa_-_stare_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85418/malagasy_tree_boa_-_head_2_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
A video by somebody else to get an idea of its size:<br />
<br />
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvKMYTXPD3E Africa,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Malagasy tree boa,Pyreras Reserve,Sanzinia madagascariensis,Winter,World

A video by somebody else to get an idea of its size:

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  1. Woof? Posted one year ago
  2. Super duper shot :) Posted one year ago

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''Sanzinia madagascariensis'' is a non-venomous boa species endemic to the island of Madagascar. Two subspecies are currently recognized: ''S. m. madagascariensis'' and ''S. m. volontany''.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Oct 7, 2019. Captured Jul 17, 2019 13:21 in RN2, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO640
  • 105mm