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