White snakes rarely occur in the wild and usually only as the result of abinism or leucism. White snakes are the result of a mutation in the genes during reproduction that prevents the production of melanin. Melanin is a pigment that gives animals (and us) color in the cells. Many people see white ball pythons, … Read more
I just finished a video overview of the free ebook I’ve been offering here for just over a year – “Common Thailand Snakes.” If you haven’t joined yet (here) check out the video and see what you’ll get – an easy way to identify the most common snakes you’re likely to see in Thailand.
A few years back I implemented a feature on this site that I wasn’t sure would be used very often, but I thought it would be nice to have for visitors and expats living in Thailand. The feature was the Snake ID Form – you can see the link for it over on the right … Read more
I decided to create a Facebook group for Thailand snakes. It is just much easier to get photos up there, and since I haven’t put together a photo database of venomous and non-venomous snakes, I will do it over there because it’s so fast. Go check it out and “Like” it to join the page … Read more
A woman sent me this photo of a snake she said they found on an island in Thailand. Apparently the snake found them, it dropped out of a tree and landed on one of them. Another friend threw it off into the tree. I don’t recognize the snake. It almost looks like a krait, but … Read more