Oriental Rat Snake – INFO and PHOTOS

A big oriental rat snake (Ptyas mucosus) eats a radiated rat snake (Coelognathus radiata).

Ptyas mucosus (Oriental rat snake) Previously known as Ptyas mucosa. Thai: (ngu sing hang lai) Length: Up to 370 cm but usually under 3 meters. Range: Throughout Thailand, and common in Hua Hin area. Habitat: The Oriental Rat snake prefers open forests, and at times comes into residential areas. I have had a number of ID requests … Read more

Common Thailand Snakes in Thailand 2

Green keelback snake (Rhabdophis nigrocinctus), a potentially dangerous snake.

[Last Updated: 5 June 2022] Snakes in Thailand You May See When visiting Thailand on vacation or for a long-term stay there are certain snakes you are likely to see and others that you will probably never see, even if you’re looking very hard to find them. On this page is a selection of common … Read more