Connect with us

Krabi

Five metre king cobra caught in Krabi restaurant – VIDEO

Kritsada Mueanhawong

Published

on

Five metre king cobra caught in Krabi restaurant – VIDEO | The Thaiger

A five metre king cobra was caught inside a restaurant in Krabi by plucky rescue workers yesterday.

Krabi Pitak Pracha rescue workers arrived at the restaurant to find the restaurant staff and customers outside the restaurant.

A staffer says that the king cobra was found at the back of the restaurant inside the kitchen.

A rescue worker used a snake snare to catch the 5 metre reptile. It took about 20 minutes to catch it. It is believed to be about 15 years old.

A 20 kilogram, 5 metre king cobra was caught by a skilled rescue worker with his bare hands in Krabi last month. Not recommended!

Read more about that cobra HERE.

KRABIHow to catch a 5 metre King Cobra. Step One – look under the kitchen bench…VIDEO: Krabi Pitak Pracha Foundation

Posted by The Thaiger on Thursday, 7 February 2019

Five metre king cobra caught in Krabi restaurant - VIDEO | News by The Thaiger Five metre king cobra caught in Krabi restaurant - VIDEO | News by The Thaiger Five metre king cobra caught in Krabi restaurant - VIDEO | News by The Thaiger



Read more headlines, reports & breaking news in Krabi. Or catch up on your Thailand news.

Collecting the daily news around Phuket for many years. One of the island's most accurate and timely news-gatherers.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Krabi

Baby Risso’s Dolphin rescued at Railay Beach in Krabi

Kritsada Mueanhawong

Published

on

Baby Risso’s Dolphin rescued at Railay Beach in Krabi | The Thaiger

PHOTO: DMCR

A baby Risso’s Dolphin has been rescued after being found on Railay Beach in Krabi on Sunday.

Officials at the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) were notified that the baby dolphin was found of the east end of Railay Beach.

The DMCR says that the species is a baby Risso’s dolphin. This one is 250 centimetres long and weighs about 100 kilograms. The dolphin was weak and unable to swim by itself.

Wounds have been found around its head which marine staff believe was caused from being battered as it washed up onto the beach by waves.

The dolphin was taken to the Phuket Marine Biology Centre (PMBC) where it’s receiving love, attention and further treatment.

Risso’s dolphin is the only species of dolphin in the genus Grampus. It is commonly known as the Monk dolphin among Taiwanese fishermen. Some of the closest related species to these dolphins include: pilot whales, pygmy killer whales, melon-headed whales, and false killer whales.

Baby Risso's Dolphin rescued at Railay Beach in Krabi | News by The Thaiger

Continue Reading

Krabi

Krabi drug officers crack down on drugs and firearms

Kritsada Mueanhawong

Published

on

Krabi drug officers crack down on drugs and firearms | The Thaiger

Krabi Officers have seized 210,921 methamphetamine pills, 550 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 36 firearms and 19 bullets in the latest crackdown in Krabi.

Officers searched in 25 targeted area in Krabi where they have arrested 8 wanted drug suspects over the past week.

Methamphetamine pills have been sold in the region for as little as 55 baht per pill. More drug users are being arrested and police say the drug supply has increased, pushing down prices.

Read more from The Thaiger about the rise in the regional drug ‘explosion’ HERE.

Krabi drug officers crack down on drugs and firearms | News by The Thaiger Krabi drug officers crack down on drugs and firearms | News by The Thaiger Krabi drug officers crack down on drugs and firearms | News by The Thaiger

Continue Reading

Krabi

Update on renovations to Krabi International Airport

Kritsada Mueanhawong

Published

on

Update on renovations to Krabi International Airport | The Thaiger

The Thailand Airports Authority has updated the expansion and refurbishment plans currently underway at Krabi International Airport. They report that work on a third terminal building will be completed by 2022.

Manager Online reports that Amphawan Wannako, the director-general, says that work is also being done to refurbish Terminals 1 and 2, including the car parks.

“When the work is all done the airport capacity will be 3,000 passengers per hour with 8 million expected to use the facility annually.”

The infrastructure works are budgeted at 3.8 billion baht.

Amphawan says that passenger safety remains a paramount consideration. She noted that features of interest at the airport in the future will include improved check-in facilities and free wi-fi.

Update on renovations to Krabi International Airport | News by The Thaiger Update on renovations to Krabi International Airport | News by The Thaiger

SOURCE: Manager Online

Continue Reading

The Thaiger Newsletter

Keep up with all the day’s news. Subscribe here.

The latest news and information from Thailand.

* indicates required



Trending