Although these boas traits are probably not genetic, they do have a different appearance. These color and pattern anomalies range from mild to outrageous. No one is really sure what cause these variants. Some attribute the oddities to inadequate or excessive heat during the mothers gestation period. Whatever the causes, some of these snake are truly awesome. 

Article compliments of: Chris Romine

Photos compliments of: Jesse Barrett, Chris Romine, Don Mercer and Tim Magee.