Colombian common boa constrictors are rated among the best of the large pet snakes, being attractive and relatively docile and safe. Three experts discuss the husbandry, breeding and medical problems of these popular snakes. Diseases and disorders are thoroughly covered. An epidemic viral disease in captive boas, IBD, is discussed in great detail. All subspecies and many of the currently bred pattern and color morphs are displayed in outstanding color photos. A must-have for beginner or expert.
The highly acclaimed Advanced Vivarium Systems TM books, founded and guided by herpetocultural pioneer Philippe de Vosjoli, are the #1 books on reptile care. From choosing a pet and selecting a veterinarian to feeding, housing, breeding, and more, these books deliver the most helpful and up-to-date information available on popular reptiles and amphibians kept as pets.