Common Boa (BCI), The Best Pet Snake?

The common boa (Boa constrictor imperator) might just be the best pet snake on planet earth. Clint looks at the these incredible snakes to help you determine if the common boa is the right pet snake for you.


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0:50 Common Boas get an overall score of 3.6 out of 5.

1:06 Score criteria: Handleability, Care, Hardiness, Availability, Upfront Costs.

1:16 Handleability: How well does a Common Boa (BCI) do with handling?

6:10 Care: What is involved with caring for BCIs?

6:11 Hardiness: How hardy are Common Boas (BCIs)?

10:34 Availability: How easy is it to obtain a Common Boa?

11:34 Upfront Costs: How much does it cost to get setup with a Common Boa?

14:18 Conclusion: BCIs are great and deserve an overall score of 3.6.

15:53 Bloopers, out-takes, silliness.