King Cobra Conservation

This photo is from 2001, but it shows the attitude some people have for king cobras – the top of the food chain becomes king cobra dinner. This snake was beaten and then shot with a gun to kill it before being thrown on the fire. Apparently he shared the meal with others in the … Continue reading King Cobra Conservation

Worst Snake To Be Bitten By in Thailand? The King Cobra.

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.

WOW! Very Close Call KING COBRA BITE

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

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 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

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 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

Cobras

King Cobra – Ophiophagus hannah. Monocled Cobra – Naja kaouthia. The most common cobra in Thailand. Sumatran Spitting Cobra – Naja sumatrana. Siamese Spitting Cobra – Naja siamensis.