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Rosy Boa

Maricopa County Snake - Nonvenomous


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Rosy Boa

The Rosy Boa (Lichanura trivirgata) has either reddish-brown or black stripes alternating with a cream color. It likes hillsides and rocky habitats. This is a slow-moving constrictor and is a ground dweller.

© Dr. Brendan P. O'Connor, used with permission. Some descriptions obtained from AZ PARC.

A Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of Maricopa County will help you to learn more about and identify snakes that are found in central Arizona.

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