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The boa constrictor was “sheltered in a cage” and was removed — alive — by animal-control officers, Piringer said.
Now indeed they would have a grand feast, for they could add the flesh of the deer and boa to what they had already obtained.
The rest of the party came up at this moment and helped cut away the skin of the boa.
Around her throat was a white feather boa, while her features were half concealed by the veil she wore.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
He was as successful as he was brave, and he had the great good luck to meet a tiger, a young hippopotamus, and a boa constrictor.
I said, with my imagination full of boa-constrictors big enough to entwine and crush us up.
MASS' GEORGEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
And, if you don't mind, I'll lend you a white feather hat and boa.
Even a boa, my dear Heffernan, when he swallows a goat, takes six months to digest his meal.
In this fashion the boa will devour a stag or even an ox entire, nor does he fear to attack the puma and the jaguar.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
Anaconda, an-a-kon′da, n. a large South American water-snake of the Python family, closely related to the boa-constrictor.

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