Definition of rubber boa in English:

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rubber boa

noun

A short snake with a stout shiny brown body that looks and feels like rubber, found in western North America.
  • Charina bottae, family Boidae.
Example sentences
  • Montana’s rubber boa is the northernmost relative of the giant boa constrictor and anaconda of South America.
  • Like their relatives, rubber boas kill by constriction, with prey usually mice or shrews.
  • If you do find a rubber boa, please do not disturb it.

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