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Green Cat Snake – Mildly Venomous and Not Dangerous

Green cat snake resting. Thailand.

Green Cat-eyed Snake – Boiga cyanea Length: Up to 186 cm (1.86 meters) Description: This is a long, slender green snake (งูเขียว) with a vertically compressed body (shallow vertebral ridge). It is overall green, with a blue tint to it. The eyes are large with vertical pupils. The chin and throat are blue-white. The inside of the mouth is black. Young snakes of this species are brown / red hued with a green head. [Top image ©...

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Night Herping in Southern Thailand – Video

Every few days when I either have some free time, or just reach a point in my snake herping addiction where I MUST GO, I romp around the forest in southern Thailand and try to find cool stuff. This was a perfect Thailand night. The air was cool and there was even a breeze. The air was not thick and wet, and I wore a long-sleeved shirt and military issue cammies, socks, and running shoes – all...

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Snake ID Reader Submission – Oriental Whip Snake

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 think – green cat snake (Boiga cyanea). However, if you look at the head it looks like Oriental Whip Snake – Ahaetulla...

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