Thailand Snake Photos – Golden Tree Snake in Bangkok

Another reader submission – Rich Lindie found this near his apartment in Bangkok, on a palm tree it appears. These golden tree snakes are very common all over Thailand. In fact, they might be Thailand’s most common snake. They are often found in the leaves of palms, and climbing up the trunk of palm trees. … Read more

Malayan Krait – Blue Krait | Bungarus candidus | Highly Toxic Venom

Note – About 50% of all bites from this krait results in human death – even with the administration of antivenin (antivenom). Death is the usual result if no treatment is given. The closely related Bungarus multicinctus is ranked 3rd in the world for the toxicity of venom based on some LD-50 data (terrestrial snakes). … Read more

Brahminy Blind Snake – Non Venomous – Not Dangerous

A small black and shiny Brahminy blind snake found in Asia. These are widespread snakes.

VERY COMMON non-venomous snakes which are in nearly every country across the world. It is a myth that Brahminy blind snakes are venomous and deadly. Here in Thailand it is a pervasive myth. There are many kinds of blind snakes in Thailand, and also some small legless skinks that resemble snakes. These snakes resemble thin … Read more

Sunbeam Snakes – Non Venomous – Not Dangerous

[Last update: 6 June 2022] Up until yesterday I’ve only seen small sunbeam snakes – about 15 inches long. They are fat and can be found under plastic or other things in muddy water, or anywhere near water. I found one small sunbeam crossing the street at night during a rain in Sisaket – so … Read more