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'''Boa constrictor''' (binomial name '''''Boa constrictor''''') is a large, heavy-bodied species of [[snake]]. It is a member of the family ''Boidae'' found in North, Central, and South America, as well as some islands in the Caribbean. A staple of private collections and public displays, its color pattern is highly variable yet distinctive.<ref name="wikipedia">[[Wikipedia:Boa constrictor|Boa Constrictor]] at [[Wikipedia:Main page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
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'''Boa constrictor''' (binomial name '''''Boa constrictor''''') is a large, heavy-bodied species of [[snake]]. It is a member of the family ''Boidae'' found in North, Central, and South America, as well as some islands in the Caribbean. A staple of private collections and public displays, its colour pattern is highly variable yet distinctive.<ref name="wikipedia">[[Wikipedia:Boa constrictor|Boa Constrictor]] at [[Wikipedia:Main page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
   
 
On [[23 June]], [[1991]], [[Parseltongue|Parselmouth]] [[Harry Potter]] spoke to a boa constrictor from [[Brazil]]. He unknowingly used [[underage magic]] by making the pen's glass [[Vanishing Spell|vanish]], freeing the boa. The boa then told him "''Brazil, here I come. Thanks, amigo''".<ref name="PS2">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 2 (''The Vanishing Glass'')</ref>
 
On [[23 June]], [[1991]], [[Parseltongue|Parselmouth]] [[Harry Potter]] spoke to a boa constrictor from [[Brazil]]. He unknowingly used [[underage magic]] by making the pen's glass [[Vanishing Spell|vanish]], freeing the boa. The boa then told him "''Brazil, here I come. Thanks, amigo''".<ref name="PS2">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 2 (''The Vanishing Glass'')</ref>

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Boa Constrictor
Boa constrictor (Boa constrictor)
Species information
Sentience

Non-sentient

Eye colour

Black

Skin colour

Brown

Related to
Native range
Alternative names
  • Boa
  • Snake
Length of average adult

Around 10 feet

Affiliation

Boa constrictor (binomial name Boa constrictor) is a large, heavy-bodied species of snake. It is a member of the family Boidae found in North, Central, and South America, as well as some islands in the Caribbean. A staple of private collections and public displays, its colour pattern is highly variable yet distinctive.[1]

On 23 June, 1991, Parselmouth Harry Potter spoke to a boa constrictor from Brazil. He unknowingly used underage magic by making the pen's glass vanish, freeing the boa. The boa then told him "Brazil, here I come. Thanks, amigo".[2]

Behind the scenes

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The animated Nagini as a Dumeril's Ground Boa
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