Dumeril's Boa (Acrantophis dumerili)
Common Name: Dumeril's Boa
Scientific Name: Acrantophis dumerili
Dumeril's boas, Acrantophis dumerili, are medium sized snakes from Madagascar. They are not a very demanding species to keep. They used to be very difficult to obtain - they are listed as protected species and basically impossible to import. Thanks to captive breeding in recent years, and the drop in price, these attractive species are now available to average snake enthusiast in North America.