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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Weird and Wonderful Catterpillars

After a friend posted a picture of a cool caterpillar on my facebook page this week (Wild Thailand) I was inspired to showcase some of the cool caterpillars that I've found so far. So here are a few of the cool caterpillars I've found in Thailand to date. Lime Butterfly (Papilio Demoleus) Caterpillars They are truly bizarre, caterpillars which disguise themselves …

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A bounty of butterflies

Rainy season is definitely in full swing here and we have been having torrential rain everyday which is only ever broken up by gaps of murky wet spells. We haven't able to venture out much and our drive to and from work has looked almost apocalyptic some days. Drive to work at 7:35am (sunrise its …

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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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