$8 - Children (under 2 years old FREE)
$11 - Adults
$7- Students & Seniors

Hours
Tues - Sun, 10am - 5pm.
Closed Mondays.

Animals

Rubber Boa

animal-rubber-boa

This animal is not on exhibit in the habitats. It is one of our Animal Ambassadors and is used in public and school programs.

Latin Name

Charina bottae

Fun Facts

Because of their blunt tail that resembles their head, rubber boas are sometimes referred to as the two-headed snake.

Birth Date

2005

Diet in the Wild

Small nestling mammals and birds, lizards, amphibians and small snakes

Diet at the Museum

Small mice

Life Span

In the Wild: 8-10 years average
In Captivity: 20-30 years; some researchers have discovered individuals as old as 50 years

Habitat

Found at altitudes up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) and prefers cool, humid conditions, and can be found in a variety of habitats-grasslands, forest, chaparral, and meadows

Range

Western North America from British Columbia to southern California

Conservation Status:

No special status.

 

Adopt me!

Your contribution helps provide my food, toys, and medical care. I’ll stay at the museum, and you’ll get a photo of me and a certificate as reminders of your generosity. Check out our adoption section and see all of our adoption levels.

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Help provide for the care and feeding of our wildlife
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LOCATION

1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401

1-650-342-7755
info@curiodyssey.org