The golden tree snake is one of the most commonly seen snakes in Thailand. Their favorite food appears to be tokay geckos. Here a reader, Scott Mallon, took photos and a video of this hungry snake (Chrysopelea ornata) getting ready to enjoy his favorite meal.
Here’s another submission from Paul Donatus, in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This is a striped keelback – nice looking snakes that we don’t see here in the south at all. I’ve seen none of them, so I think they are much more common in the northern parts of the country. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia … Read more
Though this photo was actually submitted by a guy in Borneo, Malaysia – thanks Ryzal Manan! – this Banded Krait looks exactly as one in Thailand might look so I wanted to share the image with you. This snake is quite deadly – and should be avoided at all costs. Yellow Banded Kraits and Malayan … Read more
Some of them are killed as they do so. Got contacted by a guy in Nonthaburi – they had 2 big rat snakes mating in their garden. They called the security guys for the housing complex who insisted these rat snakes were closely related to the cobras – and called Coconut snakes. What the hell? … Read more
Geoff Deady sent this great photo of a snake on the beach in Chumphon to have identified. I couldn’t figure it out for a while. He said it was about a meter long and 2-3 fingers thick with a reddish tail. The coloring of the top – and light yellow of the belly make me … Read more