Emerald Tree Boa – High White Adult Female
Nice looking recent WC import from Guyana. She is a big one! Over 5 ft long. Nice pretty high white adult female. She looks like she may have given birth recently as she is a little lean on her rear portion but pretty good body weight in the front.
She looks otherwise very healthy and we have treated for external parasites. No internal treatments have been administered.
She has the typical appropriate temperament one would expect in an Emerald Tree Boa. She does not like handling and should not be handled unless necessary. The pic supplied is for size reference – I do not typically handle emeralds other than for purposes of moving them for photos, cage cleaning, or medical checkup situations. If you intend to “tame” this animal or ask me questions along that line then I will probably tell you that the animal has already been sold.
Emerald Tree Boas are an advanced species, especially wild caught specimens. I recommend only seasoned keepers with experience acclimating WC Emeralds purchase this snake. She looks great and I believe she will thrive under proper conditions but I am offering absolutely no guarantee on this animal whatsoever due to her fragile nature and the apparent unwillingness of many keepers to give these animals the care they need. I highly discourage the use of glass “tank” enclosures of any kind for Emeralds as the range of conditions in which they work well are specific and narrow. I encourage the use of plastic or wooden enclosures with either a radiant heat panel or a heat pad.
It is unfortunate that I have the need for this policy, and if you are concerned about it then I would strongly encourage you to order a captive bred animal instead, whether it is from me or another breeder.