Here are some snake photos I’ve taken over the years in Thailand. If you want to add yours – send them and tell me your full name for the copyright notice.
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Speckled Coral Snake – Venomous, probably deadly, but the mouth is too small to bite humans easily.
Indo Malayan Mountain Pit Viper – a small boy was kicking this when his father saw him.
Red Tailed Racers – one of the favorite foods for king cobras.
Copperheaded Racer – rat snake. Not dangerous.
Malayan Pit VIper in a red / pink variety
Paradise Tree Snake eating gecko. Copyright David Joseph.
Mangrove Pit Viper – my favorite viper
Red Necked Keelbacks are now considered quite dangerous and potentially deadly.
Red Tailed Racers have green or blue eyes.
Monocled Cobra bite (Naja kaouthia) this was about 4th time bitten.
Nothing more awesome than a big king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah)
Golden Tree Snake
Malayan Bridle Snakes look just like Malayan Kraits – and yet, not dangerous.
Checkered Keelback – Xenochrophis piscator (ID not 100%)
Malayan Pit Viper – venomous – deadly.
Small Malalan Pit Viper in water bottle.
Wagler’s Pit Viper Copyright – Emilios Kattides
Puff Faced Water Snake – Homalopsis buccata. Usually don’t bite – this one struck a lot.
Red Necked keelback – do not keep as a pet – can cause serious kidney damage.
Beautiful Viper or Brown Spotted Green Viper.
Jackie hand-holding Monocled Cobra
A bitey puff-faced watersnake (Homalopsis buccata).
Oriental Whip Snake – not dangerous. Come in brown too.
Angry King Cobras strike with mouth open.
Rat Snake bites a king cobra.
Red Tailed Pipe Snake
Juvenile striped bronzeback snake.
Luke Yeomans sent this with an email as we corresponded. A baby king cobra.
A very fast King Cobra – we have a video about this one. Wow.
Brown Whip Snake – very uncommon in Thailand.
Keeled Rat Snake – Ptyas carinatus – in front of blood python.
Dangerous and potentially deadly, this small snake looks harmless enough. The Small-spotted Coral Snake (Calliophis maculiceps).
Red Tailed Pipe Snake – harmless, great snake to introduce to kids.
Malayan Krait – deadly.
Girl holding a red tailed racer (rat snake) – harmless.
Malayan Pit Viper. Copyright John Helm.
Juvenile Red Necked Keelback. Dangerous, potentially deadly, venomous, and poisonous.
Banded Krait – Bungarus fasciatus – deadly, active at night.
Juvenile Monocled Cobra – quite deadly when small too.
Golden Tree Snake – aka Flying Snake. Not dangerous. Quite fast in trees.
Another Mangrove Pit Viper – color variation is wide. Copyright Carlton.
Copperheaded Racers and Indo-Chinese Rat Snakes – harmless.
Malayan Pit Viper – reddish / Pink. Very dangerous and deadly. Calloselasma rhodostoma.
Malayan Pit Viper (Calloselasma rhodostoma)
Mangrove Cat Snake – slightly venomous
Green Pit Viper – copyright Jeremy ________ (will add name here shortly)
Mangrove Pit Viper found in Krabi mangroves.
Dog-toothed Cat Snake – Boiga cynodon – bird eaters / egg eaters.
Ridley’s Racer – rat snake, common in caves catching bats out of the air.
Blood python – very, very strong.
Red Tailed Racers have blue and black tongues.
Two banded kraits mating. Copyright _______ ______.
Dog Toothed Cat Snake.
Red Tailed racers can often be hand-held without biting.
Reticulated Pythons – biggest Thailand snake. Constrictors, no venom.