Wild: 10 years
Captivity: 25 years
Did You Know?
- There is considerable color and marking variation between individual snakes of this species. Rainbow boas have an iridescent sheen. This is because their scales have tiny ridges that refract light into rainbows.
- They are considered primitive snakes because they have vestigial hind legs. These remnant limbs are present as spurs and are larger in males.