King Cobra – Largest Venomous Snake in World

Ophiophagus hannah (Thailand King Cobra) Thais say: Thai language sounds like Ngoo how chang, or ngoo chong ahng. There are many names for this snake. Length: Max length about 5.8 meters. The presenter at the Saovabha Snake Farm in Bangkok said the largest king was caught in Nakhon si Thammarat in Thailand’s south, near Surat Thani … Continue reading King Cobra – Largest Venomous Snake in World

Monocled Cobras – Venomous – Very Deadly

Naja kaouthia, the monocled cobra is one of Thailand’s most deadly snakes – with highly toxic (neurotoxic + cytotoxic) venom. One bite on your toe from one that jumps out of your outdoor refrigerator can kill you. I just wrote a story about that on ThaiPulse.com/blog/. Monocled cobras seem to be everywhere in Thailand. I … Continue reading Monocled Cobras – Venomous – Very Deadly

Recent Snake Bites in Thailand – King Cobra and Malayan Pit Viper

Here’s a bit of news out of Krabi province. Just in the last month I’ve come across two people that were bitten by two of the worst snakes in the country, in all of the world really. The first case was almost expected. I mean, you work with deadly snakes everyday, multiple times each day, … Continue reading Recent Snake Bites in Thailand – King Cobra and Malayan Pit Viper

50+ Cobras in a Thailand House (Video)

Here’s a video I did about finding a bunch of juvenile cobras at a friend’s house not far from mine. He lives closer to the beach and cobras like that a lot. He says he say about 3 of them, but I find over 50 in his place. He has found snakes before, but nothing … Continue reading 50+ Cobras in a Thailand House (Video)

King Cobra Washes Over Waterfall – Phattalung, Thailand

Thanks to Robert Abrams for permission to post these photos and story. Amazing Thailand. Click images to enlarge. Robert Abrams sent me some photos of a snake he said washed over Menora waterfall he was relaxing at, the location is about 40 km outside of Ampur Muang, Phattalung province, southern Thailand. It was none other … Continue reading King Cobra Washes Over Waterfall – Phattalung, Thailand

Monocled Cobra Photo – Naja kaouthia

One friend I have said, out of all the snakes in Thailand (about 200) – he likes the monocled cobras the best. I asked – why? They are always angry and ready to bite! They never chill out. They never relax. They are always ready to serve up a plate of death for you – … Continue reading Monocled Cobra Photo – Naja kaouthia

Fastest King Cobra on the Planet? (Video)

It’s a sensational headline, but I thought it was important that you read this if you handle venomous snakes at all – and even if you don’t. (King cobra video below) I got a call from my friend this morning. He told me they caught a 2+ meter king cobra at a palm plantation the … Continue reading Fastest King Cobra on the Planet? (Video)

Some Thais Buy the Head of a Monocled Cobra to Help Their Son’s Asthma

I won’t say where I saw this, but I saw it first-hand. My friend that keeps monocled cobras – Naja kaouthia – has turned it into somewhat of a business. Sometimes people come to him for the fresh head of a monocled cobra – which is what happened the other day. I arrived just at … Continue reading Some Thais Buy the Head of a Monocled Cobra to Help Their Son’s Asthma

Ao Nang – Krabi – King Cobra Show (Discount Coupon)

Contact me through email to get a discount off the door price at the Krabi – Ao Nang Cobra Show (info[{at]}thailandsnakes.com) Closer to Noppharat Thara Beach than Ao Nang is a Cobra Show for tourists and locals alike. At the moment they have about 6 King Cobras, 15 Monocled Cobras (Naja kaouthia), 1 yellow/black Banded … Continue reading Ao Nang – Krabi – King Cobra Show (Discount Coupon)

Snake Bite! Thai Man Bitten by Monocled Cobra (Naja)

I was visiting my friends at the snake show yesterday. One of them was bitten 5 days ago by a Naja kaouthia during one of the shows. It bit his leg through the pants – and got him with both fangs. Nobody expects this to be a life-threatening bite because he has been bitten 4 … Continue reading Snake Bite! Thai Man Bitten by Monocled Cobra (Naja)