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Red Headed Krait – Bungarus flaviceps – Deadly

Bungarus flaviceps, the red-headed krait is a beautiful and very deadly snake from Southern Thailand.

[Last update: 28 November 2019] Red Headed Krait (Bungarus flaviceps) Thais say: Ngoo sam lee-um hoo-uh si dang Length: These kraits grow to about 2 meters long, though most adults found are shorter. Appearance: Somewhat pronounced vertebral ridge, which differentiates from the Malayan Blue Coral Snake (Calliophis bivurgata). Body is black or dark grey, the … Read more

Thailand Snake Journal – 3 Deadly Kraits

As I mentioned in the snake journal post previous to this one I got a call to come and see some kraits at my friend’s place. I just returned from there and he had a number of snakes that I shot video of including the Ridley’s Racer, Mangrove Snake, Red-Tailed Racer, and the Yellow Banded … Read more