Jackie The SnakeMan

Jackie - a Thailand Snake Handler with an Oriental Whip Snake - Ahaetulla prasina

Jackie is a snake handler and will be doing the Cobra shows in Ao Nang in a few months. He’s really friendly and goes out of his way to make visitors feel comfortable around the snakes.

Here’s a video interview with Jackie about getting bitten by a reticulated python:


Snake posts by Vern Lovic. Amateur herpetologist roaming about Thailand on field herping tours and events to find king cobras, kraits, vipers, corals, keelbacks, and other snakes native to Thailand. FYI - Thailand has over 200 snake species. Here's our latest book with detailed information on Thailand's 35 Deadly Snakes. "Is That Snake In Your House Dangerous? Identify Deadly Thailand Snakes In Under 5 Minutes!" INFO HERE.

2 thoughts on “Jackie The SnakeMan

  • June 24, 2011 at 6:23 am

    hi im only 10 but I am fascinated by snakes and want one for my 11th birthday (in may). Know any good non venomous ones?

    • June 24, 2011 at 9:25 am

      Red tailed pipe snakes if you can find some that were born in captivity… they are very calm… awesome colors, and they eat lots of things – ant eggs, termite eggs, and even other snakes if they can find one. Cheers!


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