Pacific Boas found in Lovoni

Jone Vunidomona, 24, holds a snake that was found in his village of Vunivisavu in Lovoni, Levuka on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Picture: SUPPLIED

NATUREFIJI-MareqetiViti has confirmed that snakes found at Vunivisavu Village in Lovoni, Levuka, were the Pacific Boas.

Organisation conservation officer Siteri Tikoca said such species of snakes were widespread in Fiji.

Village headman Nacanieli Saku, 50, said more than 10 snakes were found at the village last month.

He said snakes were one of the favourite delicacies for villagers.

Ms Tikoca echoed a similar sentiment saying snakes were one of the traditional delicacies in certain parts of the country.

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