Keeping and Breeding in Captivity the Mexican Burrowing Python Loxocemus bicolor (Cope, 1861) at Moscow Zoo

V. I. Odinchenko, V. A. Latyshev


The data on successful maintaining and captive breeding of rare Boidae species, the mexican burrowing python (Loxocemus bicolor), at Moscow Zoo is presented.


Loxocemus bicolor; reproductive biology; captive breeding; Moscow Zoo

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