Author: tontantravel

Bungarus candidus - Blue Krait

Bungarus candidus – Blue Krait

The Bungarus candidus commonly known as Blue Krait or Malayan Krait, is one of the most common species of Kraits in Thailand. It occurs in a wide variety of habitats and is found from...

Trimeresurus albolabris fangs - White-lipped Pit Viper

Trimeresurus albolabris – White-lipped Pit Viper

The most widespread green pit viper species in Thailand is the Trimeresurus albolabris, known as the White-lipped Pit Viper. It is found throughout the whole country. Due to its preference to the lower elevations...

Banded Krait - Bungarus fasciatus

Bungarus fasciatus – Banded Krait

Even though the Banded Krait (sometimes referred to as the Yellow-banded Krait) – Bungarus fasciatus is perhaps the most common of all the Thai kraits, we personally believe it is also one of the...

Many-banded Krait - Bungarus cf. multicinctus

Bungarus multicinctus – Many-banded Krait

We proudly announce that we have recorded the first Many-banded Krait, Bungarus multicinctus, in Thailand! On an expedition to an unexplored part of Thailand, we found this amazing snake crossing the road. That makes...

Naja siamensis - Indochinese Spitting Cobra

Naja siamensis – Indochinese Spitting Cobra

Of all Thai snakes, the Indochinese Spitting Cobra, Naja siamensis, is by far the snake I ‘fear’ the most to handle. It’s a very fast, and agile snake, and a surprisingly fast and accurate...

Naja kaouthia - Monocled Cobra

Naja kaouthia – Monocled Cobra

No doubt, the Monocled Cobra, Naja kaouthia is one of Thailand’s most charismatic species, and at the same time one of the most feared snakes amongst the locals. Perhaps rightfully so, as the combination...

Net-pattern of the Reticulated Python

Python reticulatus – Reticulated Python

The Reticulated Python, Python reticulatus (or actually nowadays Malayopython reticulatus; sorry but I don’t like the genus change) is another species that is often in the top 5 of most wanted snakes for field...

Python bivittatus - Burmese Python

Python bivittatus – Burmese Python

In Thailand the Burmese Python, Python bivittatus, is not as common as its longer brother, the Reticulated Python, but it is quite widespread and with luck one might encounter this beautiful species. I have...

Python brongersmai - Brongersma's Blood Python in Kaeng Krachan

Python brongersmai – Brongersma’s Blood Python

The Brongersma’s Blood Python, Python brongersmai is also known as Short-tailed Python. This secretive species is rare to be encountered in the wild. In Southern Thailand they seem a bit more common. But it...

King Cobra - Ophiophagus hannah

Ophiophagus hannah – King Cobra

The King Cobra, Ophiophagus hannah, is the longest venomous snake in the world. Maybe partly due to this title, but also because its common name ‘King Cobra‘ that just couldn’t be more perfect, and...