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Green Keelback – Assumed Venomous

Rhabdophis nigrocinctus (Green Keelback) [Last Updated: 26 November 2019] Thai: (noo ly sab keow kwan dam) Appearance: Green snake (งูเขียว) with thin black bands down the length of the body, a pink and red neck and head with strong black diagonal lines from the eyes – similar to other Thailand keelbacks. Length: Up to 90 cm Habitat / Range: Thailand and Southeast Asia. Found in a range of areas, usually fairly close to water. This snake is terrestrial...

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Deadly Snakes on Trails in Thailand Rainforest

I was running up my favorite trail – a small mountain in Tub Kaak, Krabi province, when I saw my right foot coming down right in front of a Malayan pit viper. It was scary to know there was nothing I could do about it – I screamed out and pulled my foot away as fast as possible after landing, but with all my weight on it for a second, it wasn’t all that fast. The snake...

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Malayan Krait – Blue Krait – Venomous – Deadly

[Last Updated: 15 May 2017] Malayan Krait Fact Page > Malayan Krait (Blue Krait) – Venomous and Deadly One of the top 10 most toxic terrestrial venomous snakes in the world resides in Thailand, and it is second behind the Bungarus multicinctus in strength of venom, according to LD50 charts for subcutaneous venom injection (in mice), is the Malayan Krait, also called the Blue Krait (Bungarus candidus). I’ve been looking for one of these snakes in the...

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