Slithering Surprise

So I had just finished writing my post Wildlife by Torchlight about how lucky I've been to see so much cool wildlife in my garden and my head was a little fuzzy from staring at a computer screen for a while. I decided I'd go for a quick stroll around my garden to see if I could …

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Venom, Poison, or Both?

Let me introduce you to the red-necked Keelback (Rhabdophis subminiatus), a beautiful snake that has the distinction of being one of only a handful of snakes (17) in the world that are known to posses both venom and poison, and it can be found here in Thailand. When talking about snakes many people confuse the terms …

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Ton Prai Waterfall

Another sunny weekend and another national park to explore. This time we headed to Ton Prai Waterfall a little further afield than we usually go but well worth the trip.The park was beautiful and has definitely taken a spot in my top 5 favourites here in Phang-nga province. We hadn't even entered the car park …

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The Wild Weekend Continues

Sunday rolled around and the weather nice, so both Carly and I decided to head out to our favourite national park for a wander and a bit of wildlife spotting. As we drove into the park it became apparent that the butterfly season was well and truly underway. Every puddle seemed to be edged by …

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A Wild Weekend

What a weekend, and where to begin? I guess I should begin on Friday which seemed to be the perfect lead in to a great weekend of wildlife. I took my students on a nature walk around school in which we were surprised by a very patient Lime butterfly which perched on a branch long …

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New House New Wildlife

Last weekend we packed up all our things and moved to a new house out of the town and nearer to beach (1 minute away).  The house is slowly starting to feel like home and all of our things are unpacked. Time for some exploring and wildlife spotting! These seems to be a lot of dragonflies …

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