The Central American Boas (Boa constrictor imperator) group of boas are among the most popular boas in the hobby today, ranging in different localities. Furthermore Central American Boas can be especially hardy, and easy to keep boas. Below is a brief description of some Centrals, click on the headings for more details.
The first (wild collected) Caulker Cay boas entered that entered Herpetoculture in the early 1900’s, by a research graduate. Gus Rentfro (Rio Bravo Reptiles) ended up purchasing these animals and produced the first F1 offspring.
Hog Isle Boas, (Boa constrictor imperator) are insular locality Central American Boa found off the coast of Honduras, on the archipelago of Cayos de Los Cochinos (Cayo Mayor & Cayo Menor).
Nicaraguan boas are somewhat common in the wild, often collected by people in the field. Most often these are darker in color, (opposed to the typically light “Colombian” types) ranging from browns to oranges. These (naturally occurring) Hypo Nicaraguans have been line bred in order to bring out their naturally light coloration.