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Kenyan sand boa - mating


Kenyan sand boas reach sexual maturity at 2 to 3 years of age, but males can father a litter as early as six or so months (given they are big enough at the time). Their mating season is March through May. The male has two sexual organs called hemipenes.

Below a pair of normal Kenyan sand boas mating.

 Kenyan sand boa

During mating, the sand boas usualy stay under the substrate with their tails above the level, like in the photograph above.

Below is a photo of anery Kenyan sand boas mating.

 Kenyan sand boa mating
Photo by Roy Stockwell

And a closer view.

 Kenyan sand boa mating
Photo by Roy Stockwell

And here a close-up of amelanistic Kenyan sand boas mating.

 Kenyan sand boa mating
Photo by Roy Stockwell



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