Thailand snake shows

Bitten by a Deadly Banded Krait in a Bangkok Bar

I have a banded krait video (click) up at Youtube and a guy responded with a comment that I didn’t know whether to take seriously or not. Apparently it is true, he was bitten by a banded krait in 1995 while enjoying a night out in a Bangkok bar on Soi Cowboy. Some of the snake handlers at the cobra shows regularly ask members of the audience if they want to come out and play with the...

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Chiang Mai Snake, Thailand Snake Farms Raided

Article to read This was interesting reading. I’ve not heard of something like this for a long time here in Thailand. Apparently Thailand’s National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department officials raided 3 different snake ‘farms’ – which really aren’t farms at all, they’re just snake shows for tourists. Pythons, cobras, and other snakes were confiscated – some being taken to the Queen Saovabha Snake Farm in Bangkok, which really is a sort of snake farm. Not...

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