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On a typical day, if you want to get eye to eye with our Madagascar ground boa, you can find her in the Africa: From the Desert to the Sea exhibit. But on days like today, she has a bit … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium You might think that, after studying a species for 26-some years, in one remote corner of the planet, you might become somewhat coldly scientific about the creatures. That you might start to … Continue reading

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Acrantophis Madagascariensis, or Madagascar Ground Boa, is one of the world’s big snakes reaching 10 feet in length.  Hailing from the northeastern woodlands of Madagascar, the Madagascar Ground Boa is endangered due to deforestation by a developing population, farming and … Continue reading

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