Thailand krait

Banded Krait – Venomous – Deadly

A large Bungarus fasciatus (banded krait) from Southeast Asia.

These are yellow and black kraits here in Thailand. In some other part of the world (Borneo) they are black and white. There are also “Blue Kraits“ aka “Malayan Kraits” which are black and white. And the really incredible looking Red-headed Krait which looks nothing like either of them. [Last updated: 19 Oct 2021] Bungarus Fasciatus (Banded Krait) Thais say: (ngoo sam lee-um, or ngoo kan plong) This is a bit confused in Thailand where in southern...

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Malayan Krait – Blue Krait – Venomous – Deadly

[Last Updated: 15 May 2017] Malayan Krait Fact Page > Malayan Krait (Blue Krait) – Venomous and Deadly One of the top 10 most toxic terrestrial venomous snakes in the world resides in Thailand, and it is second behind the Bungarus multicinctus in strength of venom, according to LD50 charts for subcutaneous venom injection (in mice), is the Malayan Krait, also called the Blue Krait (Bungarus candidus). I’ve been looking for one of these snakes in the...

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Red Headed Krait – Thailand Snake Journal

Red-headed Krait found while herping in Thailand Yesterday I headed out to herp with a guy from the UK. We chose a jungle that bordered a national park for our adventure and walked around for just over an hour when we came upon a snake climbing up the side of a 5 foot wall of dirt along the path we were walking on. My friend instinctively reached out to grab the tail, I only saw the red...

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