Leopard Phase

Leopard Boy

I purchased a CB03 male Brazilian Rainbow Boa back in October 2008 from a nice gentleman who was selling him due to moving away, I noticed that this Brazilian Rainbow Boa had a lot more speckling on his sides than my others but never really thought it could turn out to be anything special.

He was paired to a CB01 Female Brazilian Rainbow Boa called “Rio” who was a very mature un-bred female, the pair were introduced in April-May 2009 with locks being witnessed in May. Thankfully the pairing was succesful & “Rio” then went on to drop a gorgeous litter of 20 healthy live babies & 1 slug (infertile ova).

Upon removing the babies from the birthing box, I noticed that this litter was very varied with there being an array of colours/patterns.

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I noticed that certain neonates stood out but didn’t want to disturb them too much so they were left to settle & have their first shed. After shedding I clearly noticed that nearly half of the clutch expressed the fathers pattern “Leopard Boy” which is heavy speckling of the sides, I also noticed that the neonates who inherited this pattern also had different head marking to the siblings which expressed the Normal Brazilian Rainbow Boa patterning.

I am hoping that this will become a proven morph as it has been passed on to around half of the litter & to test this theory, I will be doing the same pairing (Leopard Boy x Rio) once the female is in good condition to breed again. I have also kept back neonates to pair certain siblings together when they reach breeding size, this will be a long but exciting project for me which I hope proves out, there may even be a super phase to come?

About Us

I am a UK hobbyist and breeder of reptiles, specialising in Brazilian Rainbow Boas. I am also home to the Leopard Phase Brazilian Rainbow Boa - a highly prized project of mine. I aim to produce high quality reptiles, giving you after sales help or advice, to ensure that your pet has a good and healthy standard of life. All reptiles available are AS-Exotics bred unless stated.

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I purchased 2 Brazilian Rainbow Boas from Anthony at AS-Exotics, and was kept updated weekly on the progress of the gravid female throughout. Anthony even sent pictures of the hatchlings just as they were born. I had pick of the hatchlings and must say that they are beautiful snakes. Anthony cares passionately about his snakes and i will definitely be back for a male for my 2 females at a later date. I highly recommend that anyone looking to purchase a snake go to AS-Exotics, you will not be disappointed.
John, Croydon

I picked up my Hog Island cross male yesterday, and right from first contact a few months ago I was impressed at how professional and knowledgeable Anthony was, only too happy to answer my countless questions, and did so in such a way that it's all too clear how much he loves what he does, care of the animal is of the utmost importance to him which is exactly how it should be. My Hog is a Hissy one and Anthony was on hand to give me advice on how to handle him and get him used to being picked up with as less pain for me or my hog as can be. I will definitely be contacting him again in the foreseeable future to bag myself another beautiful snake, and the snakes Anthony works with really are beautiful. Thankyou for making it such a good experience.
Ben, Essex

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