As if most of us needed any instruction about teasing king cobras or any venomous snake – right? My buddy Jackie, well-versed in the ways of king cobra behavior because he has worked with them for over six years gets a LITTLE SURPRISE TODAY! I stopped over for a visit, and as usual he tells … Continue reading Video Showing Why NOT to Tease a King Cobra!
Got a call from a resort about 30 kilometers away last night. They had a snake caught in a fish trap on their pond. They didn’t know how long it was in there, or if dead. They thought they saw it move. I figured, well I haven’t been out of the house, let me go … Continue reading Sub-adult King Cobra Rescue
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 from under your outdoor refrigerator can kill you. Monocled cobras seem to be everywhere in Thailand. I had a friend that found them in his … 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 5.85 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
Closer to Noppharat Thara Beach than Ao Nang is a King Cobra Show for tourists and locals. They typically have some King Cobras, monocled cobras (Naja kaouthia), Burmese Python, Mangrove Cat Snakes, Red Tailed Racers, some Radiated Rat Snakes and Malayan Pit Vipers. I’ve been to three King Cobra Shows in Thailand and this one … Continue reading Ao Nang – Krabi – King Cobra Show