Large adults primarily eat hutias, (Capromys pilorides -- a large endemic rodent of Cuba) and Cuban rock iguanas (Cyclura nubila). Sub-adults eat black rats, (Rattus rattus) birds (including domestic fowl), bats, and lizards. Small boas eat mice, lizards, and small birds.
Adult boas can be longer than 15 feet in length and can weigh more than 60 pounds. They are the largest land vertebrate in the West Indies.
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