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Heart's Club Classics with Annaliese 7pm - 10pm
30 June 2011, 16:40
7.5 foot long 'Diva' escaped from a home in Broom Crescent, Ipswich on Wednesday and the public were warned not to approach her.
Boa constrictors are commonly found in tropical forests in South America and are from the family of constricting snakes, which kill their prey through asphyxiation.
a. Boas can grow to up to five metres in length
b. They eat birds and mammals about the size of a rabbit
c. They can live about 30 years
d. They climb trees to pounce on their prey.