Demeril vs Madagascar Ground Boa

Re: Demeril vs Madagascar Ground Boa

Postby hammies » Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:29 pm

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THIS is what I find hard to believe about that website :shock: (http://www.arkive.org/dumerils-boa/acra ... ption.html)

Surely he was misquoted?
i'm not a complete idiot, some parts are still missing!!
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Re: Demeril vs Madagascar Ground Boa

Postby warbot » Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:56 pm

@ hammies, this is not my first encounter of this "misquoted" situation hence the reason why I started this topic!, scary...
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Re: Demeril vs Madagascar Ground Boa

Postby Bushbaby » Sun Oct 25, 2009 6:00 pm

warbot, I've taken some photos for you to put the differences in perspective. Sometimes it's easier to differentiate when you see them together.

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Dumerils Boa to the right, Madagascan Ground Boa to the left.

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Side view. Madagascan Ground Boa on top.

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Head view.Dumerils on top.
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Re: Demeril vs Madagascar Ground Boa

Postby Strictly_Snakes » Wed Nov 11, 2009 7:57 pm

Bushbaby those sankes are too awesome, I need to get myself some Ground boas.... mmmm... Alot to save for
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Re: Demeril vs Madagascar Ground Boa

Postby Bushbaby » Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:40 am

Thanks. The Ground Boa was the "not so pretty" one. We have one with a redish head. STUNNING!! I'll try get some photos if you would like.
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Re: Demeril vs Madagascar Ground Boa

Postby Strictly_Snakes » Thu Nov 26, 2009 5:14 pm

Please post them bushbaby... I seriously want to get some of them, Im in love lol..
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Re: Demeril vs Madagascar Ground Boa

Postby Bushbaby » Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:41 am

Sorry, my weekends have been hectic or too cold. Will get photos as soon as possible.
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Re: Demeril vs Madagascar Ground Boa

Postby Strictly_Snakes » Fri Nov 27, 2009 4:48 pm

any time hey.... Suspence always make the heart grow fonder... or some philisophical thing like that
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