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Madagascar Ground Boa

Acrantophis madagascariensis (Duméril & Bibron 1844)

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Acrantophis madagascariensis (Madagascar Ground Boa) is a species of snakes in the family true boas. They are listed in cites appendix i. They are found in The Afrotropics. They are nocturnal. Individuals can grow to 151 cm. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious.

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  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Madagascar ground boa. View this species on GBIF