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  • Thailand News

    Green snake startles Thai classroom, valiant rescue ensues

    In an unusual turn of events, a green snake took refuge in a Thai classroom, catching the horrified attendees by surprise. It was only with the arrival of local rescue teams that the smooth capture of the intruding reptile took place. No harm was inflicted upon the students or faculty during the unexpected incident. The incident took place at Pon…

  • Pattaya News

    100 snakes emerge from flooded sewer in Chon Buri

    For the first time in hisssstory… more than 100 snakes popped up out of a flooded sewer in eastern Thailand’s Chon Buri province. The snakes were caught and safely released into a natural setting yesterday afternoon, fangs to some brave volunteers. Water from “Ang Kep Nam Nong Nam Kiao”— or “The Green Reservoir” — in Chon Buri province was released…

  • Northern Thailand News

    ‘Furry Green’ snake discovered in Northeast Thailand

    One thing we don’t usually need in Thailand is a fur coat. Unless you’re a snake. A local of Sakhon Nakhon province in Northeast Thailand has discovered a rare species of snake just near his home last month… a snake with green fur. Lots of green fur! The local man, Tu, is now awaiting for authorities to identify the strange…

  • Thailand News

    3 metre long snakes found while clearing land in Bangkok

    Not one, but three pythons, each around three metres long, were found in an unoccupied plot of land in Bangkok. A worker was using a backhoe to clear the area when he stumbled across the large snakes. Rescuers also found another python and a green viper. They suspect at least 10 more snakes are in the area. The area in in…

  • Thai Life

    SNAKES! But not all snakes are deadly, most aren’t

    A friend discovered a snake on his balcony the other day and asked me what it was. With alternate broad bands of yellow and black and a triangular-shaped body, it could only have been a banded krait. Fortunately, he stood well back and allowed the creature to slither away into the garden. I say fortunately because all kraits are extremely…

  • Thai Life

    Keep it Green: Mending our ways to save marine life

    PHUKET: One could go on ad nauseam about the destruction of Phuket’s marine environment. Consider eutrofication, the remorseless process whereby the continental shelf surrounding our emerald isle is laced with chemicals from fertilizer and waste resulting in the growth of algae, and water so depleted of oxygen that few fish will tolerate it. Worse, the cement-laced sediment from land development…

  • Thailand News

    Mysterious Naga-like pattern appears on temple candle, reviving dead gecko

    A mysterious event occurred at the Poo Srisuttho Shrine in Udon Thani Province when worshippers encountered unrecognisable markings on sacred candles and a seemingly dead gecko revived, causing awe and astonishment. On June 10 at 11am, amid drizzling rain, devotees continued to visit and pay their respects to Poo Srisuttho at Wat Sri Daram in Nakhum Saeng District, Udon Thani…

  • Thailand News

    Thai resident hissed off after home turned into a snake pit

    In a bizarre incident, a Thai resident discovered that his home was turned into a snake pit by a horde of green snakes after his Naga statue fell to the ground in Rayong, Thailand. The family sought assistance from rescue workers who managed to capture 13 snakes while six others escaped. The snakes found refuge in various parts of the…

  • Guides

    Tips to staying alive if you lost in Thailand forest

    Have you ever found yourself disoriented amidst a thick, sprawling forest with only your resourcefulness at your disposal? Consider a plausible incident in Thailand’s verdant forest reserves where, as the sun dips below the horizon, you suddenly discern your deviation from the established trail. This is a situation more common than you may presume, exemplified by the occurrence of 11 American…

  • Thailand News

    Giant golden king cobra rescued from car wheel in Chon Buri

    Residents of Ban Bueng, Chon Buri, were thrown into a state of alarm when an almost 4-metre-long golden king cobra entangled itself around a car wheel in the early hours of the morning. The incident triggered an urgent call for rescue services, as the presence of the venomous snake posed a significant danger to the local community. At around 5am…

  • Thailand News

    Snake charmer sparks lottery fever: Viral meditation moment prompts mystical number predictions in Thailand

    A viral photo of a woman calmly meditating as a golden-yellow snake slithers up her body sparked a flurry of lottery number predictions on social media. The fascinating image was posted on the Facebook group All About Thailand Snakes by Kanyarat Som-asa, sparking widespread interest and speculation about the snake species and the potential luck it may bring. In the…

  • World News

    US fisherman discovers snake latched onto catch in bizarre incident

    A US fisherman was left exasperated after a stubborn snake latched onto his catch. It took a knife to separate the two, after which both were released back into the water. The fishing incident, captured in a video clip titled “Fishing for a bonus snake,” occurred in Harris County, northwest of Houston, USA. The footage shows a snake tightly coiled around…

  • World News

    Four missing indigenous children survive 40 days in Colombian jungle

    Radios in the Colombian jungle came alive with the news that four indigenous Huitoto children, missing for 40 days, had been found alive. The children, aged 13, nine, four, and one, survived a plane crash on May 1 that killed their mother. Stranded in an area filled with snakes, jaguars, and mosquitos, the children relied on their survival skills and…

  • Bangkok News

    Bangkok chosen as Asia’s 2nd most cycling-friendly city

    Netizens are not convinced with the Independent‘s selection of Bangkok as Asia’s 2nd most cycling-friendly city. Singapore ranked in first place, followed by Bangkok, Osaka in Japan, Xiamen in China, Taipei in Taiwan, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, and Beijing in China. Bangkok is a “fantastic city for cycling” thanks to Lumphini Park, Benjakitti Park, and the city’s “brilliant guided cycling…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Today | Thailand’s face mask rules to be scrapped soon

    Thailand’s face mask rules to be scrapped soon Thailand News Today In two or three weeks, those in Thailand will no longer have to worry about wearing a face mask in most places. According to The Bangkok Post, the Ministry of Public Health will soon cancel such mask-wearing regulations and accompanying fines for breaking such rules. The National Communicable Disease…

  • Thailand News

    Locals pray to blue snake in northeast Thailand

    On Sunday, villagers in Nakhon Ratchasima in northeast Thailand spotted a blue snake in a tree that has never been seen before in Thailand. Villagers lit incense and prayed to the snake, believing it is sure to bring them good luck. Isaan is brimming with snakes, but no one has ever reported seeing this kind of snake before. The bright…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Today | Thailand’s Tourism sector demands full reopening

    Tourism businesses in Thailand are struggling to survive and barriers to increasing the number of foreign visitors to the kingdom must be removed immediately. That’s the view of Chamnan Srisawat from the Tourism Council of Thailand, who says the Omicron variant, coupled with Russia’s war on Ukraine, has dealt a double blow to the sector. A TCT poll that surveyed…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Update | Thailand’s Northeast new floating solar farm

    Health authorities have reported the discovery of a new mutation of the Omicron coronavirus variant. The discovery has been made in Hong Kong which has been going through a horrendous time with Covid 19, recording record injections and deaths and an over-whelming of the country’s health system. In fact Hong Kong has recorded the world’s highest Sars Covid-2 death rate.Now…

  • World News

    CNY 2022: Ring in the Year of ‘Thaiger’ with a quiet roar

    The Lunar New Year, like its solar counterpart on January 1, is a special time for people to let go of the past and embrace a new and brighter future. The date of Chun Jie (Spring Festival) changes from year to year depending on the Chinese lunar calendar, which determines when the 15-day festival will happen between January 21 and…

  • Things To Do

    Top 5 things to do in Khao Yai National Park

    Khao Yai National Park was Thailand’s first park as it was established in 1962. It was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and its wildlife is impressive. The park is the 3rd largest in Thailand and it mainly inhabits the eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima but extends into Prachinburi, Saraburi, and Nakhon Nayok provinces. Below, we have the…

  • News

    4.5 metre King Cobra captured in Karon

    This morning (March 28), the Phuket Ruamjai Rescue Foundation captured a 4.5 metre male king cobra. Records show that there have been about 80 snakes captured within the past 3 months by the Ruamjai team. The rescue team was contacted by a local about the snake in Soi Patak 24 in Karon. The snake was hidden underneath a green-plate taxi parked…

  • Thai Life

    Gardening: Moving pageant in your garden

    PHUKET: We all know how denuded of mammals Thailand is. Most have long since been hunted down for food. And while the same is not true of most insects or reptiles, it is still the case that anything remotely edible will probably end up fried or barbecued on someone’s dinner plate. Insects, such as water scorpions, crickets and locusts, tokay…

  • Thai Life

    Gardening: Dealing with pesky pests

    PHUKET: In the natural world, things lurch from hero to zero or rescuer to rogue in no time at all. Only last week, I was singing the praises of a crafty coucal, which had rid my tabernaemontanas of a plague of caterpillars. In fact, most birds are superstars, consuming aphids, grasshoppers and scale insects, as well as caterpillars. But in…

  • Opinion

    Phuket’s monkey business flouting the law

    Edwin Wiek is founder and director of the Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT), an NGO protecting wildlife and nature in Thailand and Laos. He has been living in Thailand since 1989 and in 2001, founded WFFT. Here he talks about the mammoth problems facing wildlife protection forces, including systematic corruption at local level. PHUKET: While most people visit Phuket for…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket Gazette Sports: London does it; EPL nail-biters; Vettel wins

    Big crowds, black ribbons for Boston at London Marathon Reuters / Phuket Gazette PHUKET: Undaunted by the Boston Marathon bombings, big crowds lined the route of London’s mass road race to cheer on around 36,000 runners, many of whom wore black ribbons to remember the dead and wounded. Hundreds of extra police were deployed to secure the first race in…