I'm guessing heat was the attraction. The mulch I get is a surprisingly
sterile medium and contains no food source for them. Piled up several
feet thick, it can generate a considerable amount of heat, just as
compost does. The one occasion I had was a single specimen and I am
thinking he was enjoying the warmth...
> Copperheads don't lay eggs their young are born alive. There in the
> mulch to hang out or theyre hunting for frogs, toads, lizards, or mice.
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