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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered

YEAR LISTED: 1970

CRITICAL HABITAT: None

RECOVERY PLAN: 1986

RANGE: Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

THREATS: Habitat loss, introduced exotic predators, and sea-level rise caused by climate change

POPULATION TREND: This snake’s population is decreasing.

Virgin Islands tree boa photo © Dr. Renata Platenberg