Brazil


 

Emerald Tree Boa - Coiled Green Ambusher

up close

 

Named for the emerald green color that they take on at about 9-12 months of age, the emerald tree boa is a non-venomous species of boa (type of snake) that's native to the rainforests of South America. This species, which is recognizable by the the pattern of "lightening bolts" on its back, can be found in the Amazon Basin regions of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela, Surinam, and the Guianas.

 

Golden Lion Tamarin - The Lion Monkey

lion monkey sad serious

Photo Credit: Troy Gorodess

 

Animal pages