Emerald Tree Boa

These brilliantly green snakes have white markings on their backs some describe as lightning bolts.

  • Scientific Name: Corallus caninus
  • Range:Rainforests of South America
  • Status in the Wild:Least Concern
  • Location in the Zoo: Reptile and Amphibian House.
  • Cool Animal Fact:Hatchlings vary in color from brick red to green, and all become green in color at about 9-12 months of age.