Here are some snake photos I’ve taken over the years in Thailand. If you want to add yours – send them and tell me your full name for the copyright notice.
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Malayan Pit Viper. Copyright John Helm. Puff Faced Water Snake – Homalopsis buccata. Usually don’t bite – this one struck a lot. Girl holding a red tailed racer (rat snake) – harmless. Mangrove Pit Viper found in Krabi mangroves. Juvenile Monocled Cobra – quite deadly when small too. Malayan Bridle Snakes look just like Malayan Kraits – and yet, not dangerous. Red Necked Keelbacks are now considered quite dangerous and potentially deadly. Angry King Cobras strike with mouth open. Speckled Coral Snake – Venomous, probably deadly, but the mouth is too small to bite humans easily. Dog-toothed Cat Snake – Boiga cynodon – bird eaters / egg eaters. Red Tailed Pipe Snake – harmless, great snake to introduce to kids. Luke Yeomans sent this with an email as we corresponded. A baby king cobra. Rat Snake bites a king cobra. Brown Whip Snake – very uncommon in Thailand. Reticulated Pythons – biggest Thailand snake. Constrictors, no venom. Beautiful Viper or Brown Spotted Green Viper. Juvenile striped bronzeback snake. Blood python – very, very strong. Red Tailed Racers – one of the favorite foods for king cobras. Indo Malayan Mountain Pit Viper – a small boy was kicking this when his father saw him. Mangrove Cat Snake – slightly venomous Red Necked keelback – do not keep as a pet – can cause serious kidney damage. Malayan Pit VIper in a red / pink variety Malayan Pit Viper – venomous – deadly. Checkered Keelback – Xenochrophis piscator (ID not 100%) Monocled Cobra bite (Naja kaouthia) this was about 4th time bitten. A very fast King Cobra – we have a video about this one. Wow. Dangerous and potentially deadly, this small snake looks harmless enough. The Small-spotted Coral Snake (Calliophis maculiceps). Red Tailed Racers have green or blue eyes. Bronzeback snake. Two banded kraits mating. Copyright _______ ______. Golden Tree Snake – aka Flying Snake. Not dangerous. Quite fast in trees. Keeled Rat Snake – Ptyas carinatus – in front of blood python. Banded Krait – Bungarus fasciatus – deadly, active at night. Wagler’s Pit Viper Copyright – Emilios Kattides Red Tailed Pipe Snake Mangrove Pit Viper – my favorite viper Oriental Whip Snake – not dangerous. Come in brown too. Golden Tree Snake Nothing more awesome than a big king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) Dog Toothed Cat Snake. Ridley’s Racer – rat snake, common in caves catching bats out of the air. Jackie hand-holding Monocled Cobra Juvenile Red Necked Keelback. Dangerous, potentially deadly, venomous, and poisonous. Paradise Tree Snake eating gecko. Copyright David Joseph. A bitey puff-faced watersnake (Homalopsis buccata). Red Tailed Racers have blue and black tongues. Copperheaded Racer – rat snake. Not dangerous. Malayan Krait – deadly. Another Mangrove Pit Viper – color variation is wide. Copyright Carlton. Green Pit Viper – copyright Jeremy ________ (will add name here shortly) Copperheaded Racers and Indo-Chinese Rat Snakes – harmless. Malayan Pit Viper (Calloselasma rhodostoma) Malayan Pit Viper – reddish / Pink. Very dangerous and deadly. Calloselasma rhodostoma. Red Tailed racers can often be hand-held without biting. Small Malalan Pit Viper in water bottle.