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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 … Read more

Mock Viper – Psammodynastes pulverulentus – Not Dangerous

(Page Updated: 22 November 2017) Psammodynastes pulverulentus (Mock Viper, Dusky Mock Viper, Common Mock Viper) Thais say: ngoo mok Length: Adults average about 75 cm (28 inches) Range: All over Thailand and southeast Asia including Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam – even getting over to Nepal and the other way, Taiwan. Habitat: Typically the mock vipers enjoy hilly … Read more

Thailand Snake Photos – Indochinese Sand Snake

Sent by Paul Donatus, this is an Indochinese Sand Snake that are common in the Chiang Mai – northern region of Thailand. Personally, I’ve never seen one in southern Thailand, alive, or dead on the side of the road – so I think we don’t have them down here. They attain lengths of about 1 … Read more