Identify this Unique Thailand Lampshade

Funny seeing this today upon entering one of the cages.

Can you identify what it is around the lamp shade?

Thailand snake lampshade.

About Vern Lovic

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

4 thoughts on “Identify this Unique Thailand Lampshade”

  1. Yes it is a Mangrove Cat Snake. They look scary but I guess won’t kill. I lived in Satun which has lots of mangrove and saw only one dead one far from the mangrove areas. A friend sent me a photo of a black and white snake and labelled it as a Ngu Prong Thong, or a Mangrove Snake. I think she was too afraid to think it was a Blue Krait. Satun was great to see all the snakes, most dead along the roadside where rubber plantation workers tossed them.

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