Tags : Cobra


Snake warning issued as another king cobra caught in Phuket

PHUKET: Kusoldharm rescue workers are urging people to beware snakes around their workplaces and homes after a king cobra about two metres long was safely caught at a local security company office this morning (Nov 26). Rescue workers were called to the office, located in Moo 7, Tambon Thapkrasattri, in Thalang, at about 9:20am. Full […]Read More


Brit who caught Covid, malaria & dengue fever in India

A British man who contracted malaria, dengue fever and Covid-19 while working for a charity in India is now battling to recover from a venomous cobra bite. After running the gauntlet of the infectious diseases, Ian Jones was bitten by the deadly snake in a village near Jodhpur in western India’s Rajasthan state. While fortunate […]Read More


Surat Thani: Girl, 9, fatally bitten by cobra

A nine-year-old girl was fatally bitten by a cobra that slithered into her bed in Surat Thani province’s Chai Buri district, police said on Wednesday morning. The dead body of Prapawee Prawat was found at 7.40am by her 70-year-old grandmother who had gone to wake the girl up for school. The girl stayed with her […]Read More


2-metre long cobra caught in a toilet seat

Rescue workers on Saturday caught a two-metre cobra from the toilet seat in a house in Pan Thong district of Chon Buri. The rescue workers from a foundation were alerted by Ms Tanyarat Youngsook who said she went into the toilet in her parents’ home in Tambon Pan Thong and found water in the toilet […]Read More


Cobra caught from a toilet in a house in Pathum

Rescue workers caught a one-metre cobra from the toilet inside the bedroom of a house in Pathum Thani’s Klong Luang district Saturday night. Rescue workers from the Po Teck Toeng Foundation were alerted by 191 emergency centre of the sighting of a snake in the toilet by 27-year old Mr Polapat Laokamnerdpetch at about 10.40 […]Read More


Smuggler dumps rare turtles, cobra in Sa Kaeo

SA KAEO – Up to 100 turtles and a cobra were abandoned by the side of a road after police stopped a smuggling truck headed to the Thai-Cambodian border. The officers stopped a pickup truck at a checkpoint on Road No.359 in Muang district yesterday and asked to see the driver’s licence and inspect the […]Read More


Thai authorities rescue smuggled cobras, turtles

NONG KHAI, July 13 — The Royal Thai Navy’s Mekong Riverine Operation Unit in the Northeastern province of Nong Khai on Saturday arrested two smugglers and seized some 300 cobras and 569 turtles en route to Lao. Capt Marudej Boonnit, naval chief in Nong Khai, held a news briefing on intercepting the animal smuggling ring […]Read More