Table 1.

Morphometric characters for the boas (Boa constrictor) used in this study. Origin, wild-caught (wild) or born in captivity (captive) from wild-caught parents.

snakesexsnout-to-vent length (cm)tail (cm)mass (g)origin
03–15M113.019.6963.1wild
03–8M118.420.21212.7wild
03–24M108.819.4852.0wild
03–23M114.017.9743.6wild
02–12F127.514.11166.8wild
02–14F112.011.01009.9wild
02–17F132.814.51844.5wild
17–3M131.022.11873.7captive
02–26F126.015.11833.7wild
37–10F113.813.01050.2captive
38N4M130.021.01795.4captive
2N5F133.816.92202.1captive
02–28F149.014.02848.7wild
37–12F106.212.3778.9captive
37–6F97.811.4756.3captive
38N1M137.022.31701.3captive