Wagler’s Pit Viper (Temple Viper)

Thailand Pit Viper (Temple Viper)

Dangerous - probably not deadly. Waglers Pit Viper - Tropidolaemus wagleri by Emilios Kattides

Sent in from Emilios Kattides, this lovely Wagler’s pit viper (Tropidolaemus wagleri) was seen on the island of Phuket, Thailand on a rope within the grounds of a temple.

About Vern Lovic

All posts by Vern Lovic. Amateur herpetologist roaming about Thailand on field herping tours to find cobras, kraits, vipers, coral snakes, and other snakes native to Thailand. FYI - Thailand has around 200 snake species with around 60 of them venomous and dangerous to humans.

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