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Paradise Tree Snake – Chrysopelea paradisi

Here is a lovely shot of a Paradise Tree Snake (Chrysopelea paradisi) taken in Khao Lak, Thailand in a coconut grove by a reader, Brett Ramsay. Brett was kind enough to let us publish it here. The paradise tree snake is virtually the same as the Golden Tree Snake, but there are distinct red or orange scales in a nice pattern on the top of the back and some color on the head. Sometimes the snakes are...

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Golden Tree Snake – One of Thailand’s Most Common

A reader wrote in to have a snake identified – and he sent an awesome photo that I wanted to share. The snake is a very common tree snake, called a Golden Tree Snake. They are excellent climbers and you’ll see them on palm trees, and in the ceilings of houses and bungalows – often. They have a strange skill. When they jump from a high tree – they can glide horizontally through the air – and...

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Thailand Snake Photos – Twin Barred Tree Snake

Chrysopelea Pelias – Twin-Barred Tree Snake This is a rarely seen tree snake in Thailand that is quite beautiful. Franz Schmidberger sent this snake photo to me – THANKS Franz! These snakes are just like the golden tree snake and paradise tree snake but with a different coloring better for blending in with the dirt and leaves, as you see in the photo. If you have any photos to share of Thailand snakes you’ve seen – send...

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