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Thailand Snake Identification Requests Way Down

The snake ID link on the right side column of this site is for anyone that wants to find out what snake they saw in Thailand during their stay. Sometimes I can figure out what snake it is by the information given, and sometimes (usually) it’s a guess between a few different snakes. I’m not infallible of course, but I think it’s worth the effort to help allay fears that most people have over the snakes they...

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Snake ID Reader Submission – Oriental Whip Snake

Geoff Deady sent this great photo of a snake on the beach in Chumphon to have identified. I couldn’t figure it out for a while. He said it was about a meter long and 2-3 fingers thick with a reddish tail. The coloring of the top – and light yellow of the belly make me think – green cat snake (Boiga cyanea). However, if you look at the head it looks like Oriental Whip Snake – Ahaetulla...

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