Snake

  • Thailand News

    Snakes alive: Python and king cobra showdown stuns locals

    A dramatic encounter between a 3-metre king cobra and a large python ended in a surprising twist, with the king cobra regurgitating its half-swallowed prey. The incident took place in Chai Buri, Surat Thani, and was reported by residents to the Chai Buri Rescue Centre. Locals of Khlong Noi, Chai Buri, last night, May 22, alerted the rescue team about…

  • 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

    Ptyas found on deity’s palanquin sparks Thai lottery frenzy

    An unexpected visitor, a nearly 2-metre-long Ptyas snake, was discovered lounging atop a palanquin meant for the revered Mother Goddess at the Thapthim shrine in Chai Nat, central Thailand, spurring a wave of lottery number seekers at the site. The incident occurred on March 23, when firefighters from the Chai Nat Municipality were called to the shrine situated behind the…

  • Thailand News

    Rare two-headed-like snake spotted in Sukhothai

    A peculiar snake with an extraordinary appearance caused a stir on social media after it was found slithering into a home in Sukhothai in the middle of the night last night. The snake, with its unique black and purplish colour and distinctive white ring patterns, was unlike anything ever seen before by the residents and sparked an intense online debate…

  • Thailand News

    West Thailand: Newly discovered black-and-white striped snake lurks in Khao Krachom

    On the treacherous slopes of Khao Krachom in Thailand, a slithering menace lurked in the shadows, its brightly coloured stripes tempting fate. Unbeknownst to the fearless adventurers, this 3-foot-long creature turned out to be a sinister surprise: a newly unearthed species, now named Bungarus sagittatus, the barbed arrow krait. Scientists, daring the dangers of the elusive creature, uncovered the venomous…

  • Thailand News

    Golden cobra startles homeowner in Thailand kitchen

    A homeowner was shocked to discover a large golden cobra in her kitchen in the Ang Thong province of Thailand. The snake, which was menacingly displaying its hood, caused two kittens to run in fright before the homeowner swiftly called for rescue services today, January 31. The Ang Thong Provincial Rescue Association was alerted to the presence of the large…

  • Aviation News

    ‘Snakes on a Plane’ moment on a Bangkok to Phuket flight sparks online frenzy (video)

    A shocking “Snakes on a Plane” incident unfolded on a domestic flight when a slithery serpent was discovered slithering over the head of a passenger. A TikTok user, @wannabnailssalon, uploaded a series of three clips detailing the event, causing a stir among netizens. The incident occurred on Saturday, January 13, when the TikTok user was returning from Bangkok to Phuket. As…

  • Thailand News

    Tee-time terror: Golf day takes a swing with surprise appearance of giant king cobra

    In the Ban Bueng district of Chon Buri, a typical day of golfing transformed into a scene straight out of a wildlife documentary when an enormous king cobra raised its scary head. The beastly serpent, sprawled across the green, caused a stir among golfers, who promptly vacated the area in all directions. Upon receiving the distress signal, volunteer rescuers from…

  • Thailand News

    Snake catching fiasco: Man’s hilarious mistake with palm frond goes viral

    A man’s humorous display of catching a snake barehanded left viewers laughing out loud. The clip, which ends up as a comedy sketch, caused viewers to gasp and burst into raucous laughter. The video, shared on social media, shows a young man walking in a resort’s walkway when he stumbles upon a cobra rearing its head menacingly. However, he remains…

  • Thailand News

    Explorers ‘rattled’ with excitement as rare Blue-tailed Cave Racer snakes spotted mating in Krabi

    Endangered Blue-tailed Cave Racer snakes have been spotted mating in a cave in Krabi province, stirring excitement among cave explorers and prompting calls for conservation. Manasathit, also known as Guide Nong, a 40 year old member of the Krabi Cave Lovers Club, led a group of national and international fossil experts on a cave expedition in the Ao Luek district.…

  • Thailand News

    2-metre long snake coiled around dead body of Burmese man in central Thailand

    In a harrowing incident in the community of Wat Samrong Nua, Samut Prakan, a rescue team had a challenging mission to retrieve the body of a 26 year old Burmese man, that involved a 2-metre long snake. The Burmese man had taken his life in the bathroom of a worker’s dormitory at an old safe production factory. The retrieval took…

  • 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…

  • Thailand News

    Rare Tiffany Blue snake slithers into Thai woman’s backyard, sparking a ‘hiss-teria’ on lotto day

    A rare blue snake, also known as a “Tiffany Blue” snake, was discovered by a 62 year old Thai woman in her backyard in Photharam, causing “hiss-teria” among her local community. The sighting, which has a one-in-a-million chance of occurring, coincidentally happened on a lottery day, leading locals to believe it to be a sign of good luck. The Thai…

  • Thailand News

    New pit viper species discovered in Thailand’s Thale Ban National Park

    A novel species of pit viper, the smallest in its venomous subfamily, has been discovered by personnel at Thale Ban National Park in Satun, a southern province of Thailand. Saengsuree Songthong, the national park’s chief, along with his assistant Nakhen Kaweethanatham and research official Bunyarit Dechochai, stumbled upon the hitherto unknown species of pit vipers during a short break under a…

  • Central Thailand News

    Rare Tiffany Blue snake slithers into Suphanburi province, leaves locals ‘blue-tified’

    The discovery of a Tiffany Blue snake in Suphanburi province has stirred up excitement and bafflement amongst residents and online viewers alike. As pictures of the unusual blue creature started to circulate online, questions arose about what kind of snake it was, whether it was venomous, and what one should do if one encountered it. The stunning sight of the…

  • Thailand News

    Claws for applause: Fearless tabby cat saves bedridden girl from venomous cobra

    In a tale of courage and claws, a fearless tabby cat saved the life of a bedridden 12 year old girl from a venom-spitting cobra snake in her bedroom in Saraburi Province. The incident took place yesterday at the girl’s home in Kut Nok Plao Subdistrict. The cat, a female white and brown tabby, defended its young owner by standing…

  • Thailand News

    Snake charms monks: Unusual temple encounter in northern Thailand

    In an unusual incident, over 500 monks peacefully gave way to a green snake that slithered into their temple meeting, ultimately cohabiting the space until the gathering’s conclusion in northern Thailand. The intriguing episode unfolded in a shared clip on social media at the Wat Jampa Temple in the Prakhon Chai district of Buriram province. The monks were convening for…

  • World News

    Double trouble: Texas woman attacked by snake and hawk while mowing lawn

    In a shocking double attack, a woman was brutally attacked by both a snake and a hawk while she was mowing her lawn in Texas. Following a dramatic confrontation, which resulted in severe scratches and bruises, the woman recounted her terrifying ordeal. The bizarre incident occurred on July 25 in Silsbee, Texas, near the Louisiana border. Peggy Jones was mowing her…

  • Thailand News

    Rescuers tackle python puzzle in wall gap, sparks rush for lottery tickets in central Thailand

    A stubborn python snake that hid in a tiny brick wall gap had rescuers engaged in a gruelling two-hour effort to free it and sparked a rush to buy lottery tickets. The unexpected incident in Nonthaburi province, central Thailand led the homeowner to speculate if luck had arrived with the creature, telling all that he plans to buy lottery tickets…

  • China News

    Sneaky slither: Customs officers uncover woman smuggling 5 snakes in her underwear

    The vigilance deployed by customs officers was tested recently when they became suspicious of a woman who seemed agitated. Shock ensued when they discovered that she had five snakes concealed within her underwear, having smuggled them all the way from America. Late last month, customs officials at a port in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, became suspicious of the woman’s demeanour.…

  • 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…

  • Thailand News

    Teen escapes injury as venomous snake falls onto head

    A 15 years old girl narrowly escaped injury after a snake dropped from the ceiling onto her head in her family home in Nonthaburi, Thailand, causing a commotion. The venomous serpent was later captured by emergency personnel, averting further danger. According to the report, a CCTV camera captured the moment when the snake fell from an opening in the ceiling…

  • Thailand News

    Green pit viper’s visit to Thai home sparks lottery frenzy

    A woman was startled by an unexpected, metre-long green pit viper crawling around her window at her home in Phayao province, sparking a social media frenzy where many believe the snake may have brought good luck. The resident, Kannanat Prompao, shared a video clip on her Facebook account of the snake approaching her window, with a caption stating, “It just…

  • Thailand News

    Toilet terror: Python’s restroom wriggle shocks couple in Thailand

    Residents have been advised to check toilets before use after one stunned couple discovered a 3-metre python taking a nap in their toilet in Nonthaburi, Thailand. The slippery snake was successfully captured after a 20-minute struggle. Yesterday at 10pm, a couple living in village No. 3, Phimonrat Subdistrict, Bang Bua Thong District, Nonthaburi Province, reported the presence of a large,…

  • Thailand News

    Rare golden venom-spitting cobra discovered in Thai village

    A rare golden spitting cobra recently caught the attention of locals in a village in Nakhon Nayok province, Thailand. The snake, measuring around 1.2 metres in length, generated significant interest among villagers, who gathered to view the mesmerising creature. The story behind the snake’s discovery started when Piyapan Bua-Phae, a Facebook user, posted photographs of the golden cobra. An assistant village…

  • Thailand News

    Man believes his pet python is a reincarnated naga and brings it to temple for blessings

    At the extraordinary Tham Tararam Temple in Rayong’s city district, an intriguing event occurred, leaving visitors in awe. A 52 year old man named Prasert, known for his extraordinary talents in driving his soil-covered vehicle, came to the temple to make merit with his snake friend, attracting the attention of other individuals as well. Prasert explained that his 2 year…

  • Thailand News

    Python hiding in toilet bites Thai man’s buttocks

    A man from Nonthaburi in central Thailand was taking a Number 2 in his bathroom yesterday when he felt a sudden agonising pain in his tushy. He leapt up to see a python slithering back down the toilet bowl. The snake bit his buttocks. The victim, 62 year old Witoon Sonapoon, said he was so shocked that he ran out…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Scaly thief steals 100 chickens and ducks from farm in northeast Thailand

    A four-metre-long python was caught red-handed stealing poultry from a farm in Udon Thani province in northeast Thailand yesterday. The fat snake devoured nearly 100 chickens and ducks in total, causing significant damage to the farmer. The farmer, 58 year old Chaiwichit Sarito, was dumbstruck when chickens and ducks kept going missing from his farm day in and day out.…

  • Thailand News

    Snake catcher wrangles king cobra at farang’s house in Krabi, Thailand (video)

    A snake catcher makes wrangling a king cobra look like a piece of snake in a clip filmed at a farang’s house in Krabi, southern Thailand, last week. A foreigner living in the Ao Nang area of Krabi walked outside to find a venomous 3.5-metre-long king cobra (ngoo jong ang) lying in the garden in front of his one-storey house.…

  • Krabi News

    Krabi homeowner shocked by 5-metre king cobra snake

    If you were a giant king cobra snake, where would you live? The answer is apparently “anywhere you want.” A homeowner in Krabi got a major surprise when they discovered a five-metre-long king cobra relaxing at their house this week. A team of snake handlers successfully caught the king cobra that was hiding under a chair in front of their…