Thailand Snake Photos – Golden Tree Snake in Bangkok

Another reader submission – Rich Lindie found this near his apartment in Bangkok, on a palm tree it appears. These golden tree snakes are very common all over Thailand. In fact, they might be Thailand’s most common snake. They are often found in the leaves of palms, and climbing up the trunk of palm trees. … Read more

Golden Tree Snake – Mildly Venomous

The fastest tree snake in Asia or potentially anywhere in the world is the golden tree snake - C. ornata.

These Golden Tree Snakes are also known as Flying Snakes or Gliding Snakes. They glide very well, perhaps the best of any snake in the world, and even better than some squirrels and lizards. Golden Tree Snakes are lime green (งูเขียว) and black checkered type patterned snake. They are tree dwellers but can climb anything, … Read more

Golden Tree Snake – One of Thailand’s Most Common

A reader wrote in to have a snake identified – and he sent an awesome photo that I wanted to share. The snake is a very common tree snake, called a Golden Tree Snake. They are excellent climbers and you’ll see them on palm trees, and in the ceilings of houses and bungalows – often. … Read more

Golden Tree Snake – Chrysopelea ornata, Common in Thailand

These are like the road runner of snakes – they are super fast, thin, and agile. They can climb trees and bushes faster than any other snake I’ve seen, and they are wicked fast on the strike. Yesterday I saw one strike so fast I couldn’t see it. That’s fast. These are very common snakes … Read more