Candoia carinata, known commonly as the Pacific Ground Boa or the Pacific Keel-scaled Boa, is a species of snake in the Boidae family. It is found in Indonesia, New Guinea, and the Bismarck Archipelago.
This snake adopted as pets in Indonesia, and popular with name Monopohon (pohon means tree in the Indonesian language).
Candoia carinata carinata
While it may be occasionally found in trees, this Papuan snake is most often found terrestrially.
Candoia carinata paulsoni
Males are smaller and lighter than females, and show spurs which are 90cm - 1m, 300-400g in weight. Females are generally 1.2 - 1.4m in length and weighs 1 - 1.2kg. The colour varies from dark brown to auburn, with distinct patterns, though there is also the paulsoni santa isabella, which are coloured white.
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