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Puff Faced Water Snake – Non Venomous – Not Dangerous

[Page Updated: 28 November 2019] Homalopsis buccata (Puff-faced Water Snake) Thai – (ngu hua galog, ngu leuam ao) Size – Average length around 70 cm. Maximum about 120 centimeters. The young are very thin – like a pencil. The adults are thick – like a forearm or even a human leg. Description – Triangular head distinct … Read more

Homalopsis buccata Almost Rips My Finger Off

(Page Updated: 6 September 2016) OK, exaggerating a bit. OK, a lot. There is nothing quite like a bite from a snake, when you’re completely not expecting it. I’ve caught a number of these “Puff Faced Water Snakes” – Homalopsis buccata, and while one bit the tongs, none has ever attempted to strike at me. … Read more