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The snake seeks out the head of its victim so that its prey will not be able to fight back. It takes the prey with its curving front teeth, keeping its victim from escaping. This enables it to suffocate its prey by coiling itself around the prey's body and squeezing (constricting).

Tree Boa can measure up to 7 feet (2 m) long and lives in trees. Its color blends in with the surrounding foliage, concealing it from predatory birds. Its prehensile tail holds firmly onto branches, while its head hangs down so that it can pounce on passing birds or mammals.

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The dead prey is ingested using the trunk muscles, which move the prey through the snake's body.

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THIS IS HOW CONSTRICTORS REPRODUCE.

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