Leopard

First Produced By: Hans Winner

Issues: Digestion Issues

First Produced In: Unknown

Availability: Rarest

Last Updated: 2022-02-22

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About

The Leopard Boa is also a very small boa and Hans reports mature breeding females to be just around 5 feet in length. A very unique & variable morph. [1]

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Issues

Digestion Issues

Although this could be a boa sigma problem, they can’t digest well as babies, more common in the homozygous form.

History

The first Leopard Boas popped up in a litter of what was thought to be normal appearing Sonora Desert Boas. These boas were in the collection of Hans Winner of Germany. Hans proved that this pattern anomaly Boa was an inheritable recessive trait by line breeding the Leopard Boas back to siblings and parents. [2]

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Appearance

Head

They have a unique feature in that some possess a gold head and some have a red chin. They also have beautifully marked faces that resemble the whiskers of a Leopard. [3]

Body

The Leopard pattern is similar to that of a Labyrinth Burmese python in that is has some stripes and dashes along its dorsal area. [4]

Belly

Some Leopards have red/pink bellies.

Tail

The tail follows the same patterning as the rest of the body.

Proven Lines

No known proven lines

Related Traits

No known related traits

Combos

  • Black Berry (Motley (Central American) Leopard)
  • Eclipse (Motley (Colombian) Leopard)
  • Supernova (Mandarin Belly Leopard)

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