This is a tough call because Thailand has a few snakes that could kill you within a couple hours if you weren’t able to reach medical care quickly enough. I think the King Cobra, if it got a good bite on you – would be the worst snake to be bitten by in the country. I … Continue reading Worst Snake To Be Bitten By in Thailand? The King Cobra.
A king cobra let out of the bag for photos – almost turns deadly! Be careful up there guys! King cobras are dangerous not because they are super fast, not because they have the worst venom in the world (they don’t), and not because they are so big. They are so dangerous because they are … Continue reading WOW! Very Close Call KING COBRA BITE
In Austin, Texas there was an 18-year-old man that seems to have been bitten by a monocled cobra in his vehicle recently and died of cardiac arrest (heart attack). This site got hammered with thousands of page-view requests for the monocled cobra fact page as a result. The news report was horribly inadequate. It told … Continue reading Grant Thompson – Austin, Texas Monocled Cobra Bite Victim
In Austin, Texas there was an 18-year-old man that seems to have been bitten by a monocled cobra in his vehicle recently. This site got hammered with thousands of page-view requests for the monocled cobra fact page as a result. The news report was horribly inadequate. It told that the man was bitten by a … Continue reading Grant Thompson – Monocled Cobra Bite Victim
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. Monocled cobras seem to be everywhere in Thailand. I had a friend that found them in his kitchen … Continue reading Monocled Cobras – Venomous – Very Deadly
King Cobra – Ophiophagus hannah. Monocled Cobra – Naja kaouthia. The most common cobra in Thailand. Sumatran Spitting Cobra – Naja sumatrana. Siamese Spitting Cobra – Naja siamensis.
Ophiophagus hannah (Thailand King Cobra) Thais say: In Thai language, it sounds like Ngoo how chang (literally “snake cobra elephant”, 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 … Continue reading King Cobra – Largest Venomous Snake in World
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
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)
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 than the ultimate venomous snake, the king cobra. In his words – “It was … Continue reading King Cobra Washes Over Waterfall – Phattalung, Thailand