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