Boa – Night eaters

November 16, 2010 at 6:25 pm | Posted in Insects | Leave a comment

There’s no question snakes are some of the most dangerous creatures in the world. Snakes are feared for their poisonous bite as well as slithery and uncanny appearance. What separates the boa from other snakes is its amazing ability to hunt under zero visibility.

Boas - Snakes

Boas - Snakes

Boas possess temperature-sensitive receptors located between the eyes and nostrils. These organs can detect body heat from a considerable distance, in complete darkness, and therefore allow the boa to hunt as effectively at night as it does during the day.

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