The average adult Brazilian Rainbow will grow to a length of 4 to 6 feet.
Brazilian Rainbows have a reddish brown background color and black ringlike
markings olong the back. They have three black stripes on the top of the head
Their iridescent scales reflect rays of light in an array of beautiful colors.
In the wild, Argentine Boa Constrictors eat birds and other small animals. In
captivity, they are fed rats that are occasionally dusted with a nutrient or
Rainbow Boa is one of nine subspecies of rainbow boa
that can be found in South America. It is one of the
most sought after constrictors available on the market
because of is beauty. Unfortuantely, in the wild, as
rainforests are cleared for farming, their domain is
being threatened. Brazilian Rainbows tend to be quite
nervous in captivity, but as they age and with regular
handling, they usually calm down and can make good pets.
They are moderately hard to keep and are not recommended
as a beginner's snake. In captivity, they can live as
long as 25 years.