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60+ Snake Species I’ve Found Or Caught in Thailand

Green keelback snake (Rhabdophis nigrocinctus), a potentially dangerous snake.

I thought I’d write up a list of Thailand snakes I’ve caught – just to try to keep track. Here’s a list of both venomous and non-venomous snakes I’ve caught (through 4/2017). Thailand Snakes I’ve Found: NEW SPECIES! I found a new Oligodon species that has not been named. NEW SPECIES! I found another snake … Read more

Thailand Snake Journal – Recent Herping Trip

Yesterday I met a lovely husband and wife herping team from Florida, in the USA, and we all went out to see what could be found at a park not too far away. Southeast Asia herping is probably unbeatable. Thailand and Malaysia in particular have such diversity of species, not only snakes, but frogs, lizards, … Read more

Homalopsis buccata Almost Rips My Finger Off

(Page Updated: 6 September 2016) OK, exaggerating a bit. OK, a lot. There is nothing quite like a bite from a snake, when you’re completely not expecting it. I’ve caught a number of these “Puff Faced Water Snakes” – Homalopsis buccata, and while one bit the tongs, none has ever attempted to strike at me. … Read more