Mexican Rosy Boa For Sale
The Mexican Rosy Boa For Sale (Lichanura trivirgata) is a snake of the Boidae family. Lichanura orcutti is a heavy bodied snake with smooth scales and a tapered blunt tail. The head is marginally wider than the neck. It has vertical pupils. Adults can range from 17 to 44 inches (43 to 112 cm) in length, though they rarely exceed 36 inches (91cm). Hatchlings are 10 to 14 inches long. Males typically have well developed anal spurs.
This species has three stripes that run lengthwise down the dorsal and lateral aspects of the animal. These stripes may be tan, orange, brick red, or reddish-brown depending on locality; interspaces vary from blue grey to tan, yellow, or nearly white. Stripes vary from defined to ill-defined depending on the individual animal. The coloration of younger animals is typically lighter with more defined striping. Despite the name “rosy boa,” most individuals do not have the rosy boa for sale ventral coloration from which the species derives its popular common name. Lichanura orcutti is primarily nocturnal, with peak activity occurring during dusk, the night, and dawn. During cooler weather this species may also be seen basking in the early morning or late afternoon. During inclement weather and during the hottest and coldest months of the year, L. orcutti remains inactive in burrows or under cover. This species is live bearing, and young are born between October and November. Females generally give birth to 3–14 young. Rosy boas for sale – including L. orcutti – are popular pet snakes due to their docile temperament, striking coloration, and hardiness in captivity. A well cared for animal can be expected to live around 30 years.