Are there snakes in Thailand?
Thailand has more than 200 snake species, including about three dozen that are venomous. But most do not pose a threat to people. “There are only a few cases where snakes come into people’s houses and hurt them.”
What is the most dangerous animal in Thailand?
Jellyfish. Sharks are not a problem in Thai waters, so jellyfish are the most dangerous animal you are likely to encounter while swimming.
Are there snakes in Phuket?
The only snake you are likely to see in Phuket is one in a snake show, of which there are many set up specifically to attract tourists. The island does have snakes, though the great majority of them have been eaten, for they are on the dinner menu of rural people here.
What poisonous snakes are in Thailand?
Thailand has an abundance of venomous snakes. Among the neurotoxic family Elapidae, there are three species of the genus Naja (cobras), three of the genus Bungarus (kraits), and the king cobra of the genus Ophiophagus. Other Elapidae snakes in Thailand include sea snakes and Asian coral snakes of the genus Calliophis.