Othriophis taeniurus ridleyi

Ridley’s Racer – Cave Snake – Not Venomous

Othriophis taeniurus ridleyi (Ridley’s Racer) Length: up to 2.5 meters. I have caught eight of these snakes, all of them under 2.25 meters. Range: Chumpon, Thailand, south to border of Thailand-Malaysia Habitat: Usually caves, though at times found outside caves. Recently I found a number of them in a bungalow at a nature resort and an empty wooden cabin in a rubber plantation. Then someone wrote me to ID one that was climbing around the limestone cliffs...

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