Snake-watcher, Dr Leslie Anthony, has been sighting lots of snakes in Pemberton this month. We repost this "heads-up" from his Instagram account (which is pretty cool.) The elusive, completely harmless but preternaturally beautiful rubber boa is emerging from winter dens. These ancient creatures live 50+ years but only have a few babies—much like turtles—so killing … Continue reading Snakewatch: Swerve for Rubber Boas!
Spotted yesterday in Pemberton by local herpetologist, Leslie Anthony, the rubber boa out sunning itself taking a moment to enjoy life outside the winter den. Here are a few cool facts about the rubber boa, courtesy of BCReptiles.ca: they look like a rubbery tube, thanks to their loose skin and small smooth scales they're usually … Continue reading Seasonal Observations: Rubber Boa (Charina Bottae)