rubber boa

Rubber Boa

July 14, 2011 · 4 comments

We found a rubber boa (Charina bottae) yesterday under a piece of black plastic that was covering a huge pile of mint mulch. (Oregon’s Willamette Valley is a big mint-growing region. Mint oil is locally distilled, and then what’s left of the plant’s organic material is sold by the truckload to area farmers and gardeners.) […]