Keel-bellied Whip Snake

Brown Whip Snake – Dryophiops rubescens – Not Dangerous

Here is a whip snake that was a bit of a mystery for a while, my first one was finally identified by an American expat snake researcher in Bangkok – Michael Cota in 2007. This snake is found in Southern Thailand. We’ve found some in Krabi province of Thailand. There were a couple found in the southernmost provinces – near Narathiwat – near the Malaysian border. Dryophiops rubescens (Keel-bellied Whip Snake) Also known as: Red Whip Snake,...

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Thailand Snake Journal – Found Rare Keel-Bellied Vine Snake (Dryophiops rubescens)

Found another one of these whip snakes – they are supposed to be either red or brown… I guess this could be called brown. The head is more brown. The neck and up to the stomach is silver… with some black patches… and then the tail is reddish brown. It could well be the red variety because as I compare photos with the other brown whip snake I had before – they are quite different in coloration....

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