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Posing for the camera – Yellow Amalzon

Amazon Tree Boa (Corallus hortulanus) Posing for the camera
Amazon Tree Boa (Corallus hortulanus) Posing for the camera

This is one of our Amazon posing for the camera. This is a yellow Amazon Tree Boas (Corallus hortulanus). Wish we had a nice yellow to pair him with this year. We’re still on the lookout for a nice yellow female to pair him with!

Amazon Tree Boas are polymorphic animals, meaning when bred together they can pop-out a litter of neonates that can a combination of colors. However, 😎🐍💕

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An adult garden phase Amazon

An adult Garden phase Amazon Tree Boa (Corallus hortulanus).
An adult garden phase Amazon Tree Boa (Corallus hortulanus).

An adult female Garden phase Amazon Tree Boa (Corallus hortulanus).

This is one of our adult female Amazon’s that we’ll be pairing up this year. The sire will be our red Calico male.

It’s been some time since we were fortunate enough to have produced Amazons. The last time we produced Amazons, the litter consisted of several different color variations. Amazons happen to be one of the most polymorphic animals. This means that Amazon’s produce a wide assortment of color variations and patterns in each litter.

For those keepers that are interested in the Corallus genus, Corallus hortulanus are a great species to start with. Amazons have a reputation of being aggressive. However, in our experience, its all about how to approach the animal, how you house them, and paying them respect. After all, if you’re interested in working with Corallus (such as Emeralds) you should understand how to each of the circumstances noted above, and have the understanding that these are not Ball Pythons or Red tailed-boas. 🙂

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Amazon Tree Boa Addition

Amazon Tree Boa Addition! I purchased this new Amazon Tree Boa (Corallus hortulanus) last year, and I’ve yet to post any pictures of him. I purchased this male from a fellow Canadian from Quebec City. This is a 2012 animal, with very nice overall red coloration and has orange mixed in and flecks of black throughout.

Amazons Tree Boas are a great arboreal species for new keepers to start off with. They’re easy to care for, very tolerant of temperature and humidity changes, and are generally eager feeders. In fact, in our experience, most Amazons will readily accept mice, rats, and quail.

In the future I hope to pair this guy with other red/orange females in an attempt to produce some really red looking neonates. With Amazons being highly polymorphic, there’s no guarantee what you’ve going to get.