Snakebite Red-Necked Keelback – Rhabdophis subminiatus

[Page Updated: 25 October 2022] Red-necked Keelback Snakebite and Envenomation A couple of months back I received an email from a concerned father whose son was bitten by a red-necked keelback (Rhabdophis subminiatus) he had found in their neighbor’s garden. “My son is suffering from nonclotting, severe swelling, and paralysis and is now in ICU, … Read more

WOW! Very Close Call KING COBRA BITE

A king cobra strikes at the balls of a man trying to grab his tail.

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 … Read more

Fastest King Cobra on the Planet?

It’s a sensational headline, but I thought it was important that you read this if you handle venomous snakes at all – and even if you don’t. (King cobra video below) I got a call from my friend this morning. He told me they caught a 2+ meter king cobra at a palm plantation the … Read more

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. The King Cobra, if it got a good bite on you is the worst snake to be bitten by in the country. I have a friend who … Read more