Scientific Name: Corallus caninus

Found In: South America/Lowland rain forests near freshwater streams and lakes

Size: Adults average 6.5 feet in length

Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of rodents, marsupials, and lizards

Threat Level: Least Concern. Deforestation and the exotic pet trade are the major threats to this species, but its distribution supports an overall stable population

Facts: These boas are ambush predators that hang from branches to catch rodents passing underneath