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Keeled Rat Snake – Ptyas carinata – Not Dangerous

Keeled Rat Snake (Ptyas carinata) (Page Updated: 10 July 2021) Thais say: Ngoo noo Length: These snakes can reach almost 4 meters in length, though they are much more common at the 2 meter length. Range: In Thailand the keeled rat snake is found all over the country. I have found them in Krabi, Surat, and the Sisaket … Read more

Ptyas carinata – carinatus – Keeled Rat Snake

I found a lovely specimen of the Ptyas carinata snake on the way down a mountain this evening. It was about 6:45 pm and the sun had set 15 minutes before. I was running down the steps and took a few seconds to breathe – when I saw the snake on some limestone rocks beside … Read more