Thieves Steal Red-Tailed Boa Constrictor From Massachusetts PetcoWhile not as popular as the ball python, boa constrictors have been in the hobby much longer and morphs are available.

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Thieves Steal Red-Tailed Boa Constrictor From Massachusetts Petco

The Westford Police Department is seeking any information regarding this incident.

Thieves who steal snakes from pet stores will probably provide inadequate care for them and are most likely out to make a quick buck.

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Three thieves stole a red-tailed boa constrictor from a Petco store in Westford, MA and the Westford Police Department is seeking information leading the arrest of the individuals. According to a post on the Westford Police Department’s Facebook page, at approximately 12:00 p.m. December 12, the male thief removed the snake from its enclosure while two female accomplices distracted the store employee. The police department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individuals. Anyone with any knowledge of the incident are encouraged to contact the Westford Police Department at 978-399-2345.

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Thieves who steal snakes from pet stores will probably provide inadequate care for them and are most likely out to make a quick buck.

Boa constrictor information

Boa constrictors are popular snakes with reptile keepers. There are a variety of boas, from boa constrictors to sand boas and rosy boas to the hog island boas. They also vary in size, with boa constrictors (Boa constrictor) growing to about 8 to 10 feet in length, and hog island boas growing much smaller, to about five to six feet in length. While not as popular as the ball python, boa constrictors have been in the hobby much longer and morphs are available. They require very large enclosures and specific care requirements. you can read about their care via the Boa Constrictor Care Sheet here.