Conservation Status – Argentine Boa

Ancient Reproductions not only wants to be a source of quality animals, but also quality information that helps captive keepers understand and appreciate the amazing reptiles in our care. Tuning into academic research is a great way to deepen your understanding of the reptiles you are keeping and can spur new thought on care and management. Please take the link to see this paper written by Tomas Waller, Patricia A. Micucci, Mariano Barros, Juan Draque and Candelaria Estavillo. Click here to access the paper.

Click here to access the International Reptile Conservation Foundation website.


Argentine Boas were a source of income to poor rural inhabitants before the international skin trade was completely stopped by CITES Appendix I listing in 1987. Photograph by Tomás Waller.