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by Naja Bungarus
May 28th, 2017, 8:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Thailand and Komodo Recommendation?
Replies: 3
Views: 2607

Re: Thailand and Komodo Recommendation?

Hi. Online research for herping in Thailand can turn out to be a success with a bit of luck, or a complete failure, unless it's a National park which they actually allow you to go at night. With TonTan you can't go wrong, just mention what species you want to find and he'll take you to the right spo...
by Naja Bungarus
March 25th, 2017, 4:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Unusual behavior of amphibians
Replies: 9
Views: 4314

Re: Unusual behavior of amphibians

I have nothing informative to add regarding this. But I do have to say that they look like a great loving couple :thumb:

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by Naja Bungarus
February 26th, 2017, 12:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help with ID from Thailand
Replies: 4
Views: 2363

Re: Help with ID from Thailand

Hi.

This is most likely a Oligodon sp., it's not the rice paddy snake :)
by Naja Bungarus
June 18th, 2016, 1:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post photos of wild herps feeding
Replies: 56
Views: 32758

Re: Post photos of wild herps feeding

[quote="Mattsnake"]King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) and a Reticulated Python (Malayopython reticulatus) in Thailand

Kaeng Krachan? :)
by Naja Bungarus
June 16th, 2016, 10:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post photos of wild herps feeding
Replies: 56
Views: 32758

Re: Post photos of wild herps feeding

Not a photo, but a video I captured last year in Thailand. I saw a skink lying on the road, I looked at it and then decided to buy some bottles of gas on the store next to it. When I was done buying I went to take a second glance at the skink and saw a Lycodon laoensis , Laotian wolf snake closing i...
by Naja Bungarus
June 10th, 2016, 9:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post photos of wild herps feeding
Replies: 56
Views: 32758

Re: Post photos of wild herps feeding

Xenopeltis unicolor, Sunbeam snake

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by Naja Bungarus
May 2nd, 2016, 4:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps in habitat - photo thread
Replies: 69
Views: 26346

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Amphibians: Blyth's River Frog, Limnonectes blythii https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1489/26676536482_4cd5e55a75_c.jpg Tadpoles (Unknown species, probably Duttaphrynus melanostictus or Limnonectes blythii) https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1504/26497961010_8577de394d_c.jpg Java Tree Frog, Polypedates le...
by Naja Bungarus
January 25th, 2016, 8:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My 2015 Herps
Replies: 14
Views: 9243

Re: My 2015 Herps

Great finds and absolutely stunning pictures. When you open a thread, I always click because I know it will be something good. Keep up the good work :)

Thanks
Cheers :beer:
by Naja Bungarus
January 16th, 2016, 12:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!
Replies: 61
Views: 36617

Re: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!

Nice photo's all :beer: Trimeresurus albolabris, streching it's jaws in the area of Palau waterfall, Thailand, a rainy night in August

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by Naja Bungarus
June 21st, 2015, 11:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Thailand - Advice
Replies: 2
Views: 1440

Re: Thailand - Advice

Hi Jazz. I'm not familiar with herping in either Udon Thani or Phuket, but in Krabi you should consider booking a room here http://www.phanombenchamountainresort.com/ , here you can start herping immediatly outside your bungalow and continue up the river/stream, which runs through the resort. Many h...
by Naja Bungarus
July 26th, 2014, 10:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few snakes from Selangor.
Replies: 6
Views: 2516

Re: A few snakes from Selangor.

orionmystery wrote:
Naja Bungarus wrote:Very nice pictures once again, simply beautiful shots. May I know if you are using a macro lens?

Cheers :beer:
Henning
Thank you, Henning. Yes, a tamron 60mm macro lens.
Tamron is a good choice, i got the 90mm myself :)

Cheers :beer:
by Naja Bungarus
July 25th, 2014, 8:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few snakes from Selangor.
Replies: 6
Views: 2516

Re: A few snakes from Selangor.

Very nice pictures once again, simply beautiful shots. May I know if you are using a macro lens?

Cheers :beer:
Henning
by Naja Bungarus
June 30th, 2014, 2:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets See Some Green Snakes
Replies: 36
Views: 12074

Re: Lets See Some Green Snakes

Ah, I thought so Henning. Thats a rare Blue Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis cyanachloris), one of my favourite species of Thai snake. Here's a couple of my pictures to help you see the similarities. First, the only one I found in Thailand, a bit further south: http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/ag154/Rup...
by Naja Bungarus
June 28th, 2014, 5:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets See Some Green Snakes
Replies: 36
Views: 12074

Re: Lets See Some Green Snakes

Boiga drapiezii very rarely comes in green but when it does... Same with Dendrelaphis pictus which your friend David found the same weekend (we're pretty sure it is D. pictus), in green color. I don't have any good shots of it though, I'll look through my images when i got time and see again. Cheer...
by Naja Bungarus
June 28th, 2014, 8:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trophobiosis between geckos and Fulgorids
Replies: 4
Views: 1723

Re: Trophobiosis between geckos and Fulgorids

Very nice pictures as always. Thanks for sharing these with us ;)

Cheers :beer:
Henning
by Naja Bungarus
June 27th, 2014, 6:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets See Some Green Snakes
Replies: 36
Views: 12074

Re: Lets See Some Green Snakes

Boiga drapiezii very rarely comes in green but when it does... Same with Dendrelaphis pictus which your friend David found the same weekend (we're pretty sure it is D. pictus), in green color. I don't have any good shots of it though, I'll look through my images when i got time and see again. Cheer...
by Naja Bungarus
June 24th, 2014, 5:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A bit of Ecuador
Replies: 4
Views: 2216

Re: A bit of Ecuador

Some very beautiful species there. Thanks for sharing ;)

Cheers
Henning
by Naja Bungarus
June 24th, 2014, 2:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets See Some Green Snakes
Replies: 36
Views: 12074

Re: Lets See Some Green Snakes

Thanks to David Frohlich for finding these 2 amazing green snakes (among many others) this last weekend close to Pala U waterfall in Thailand :) Boiga cyanea (Green Cat Snake) https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2914/14472816646_7a7fa38201_b.jpg Rhabdophis nigrocinctus (Green Keelback) juvenile https://f...
by Naja Bungarus
June 13th, 2014, 10:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Waglers Pit Viper
Replies: 10
Views: 2308

Re: Waglers Pit Viper

LouB747 wrote:Had another quick 24 hrs in Singapore. Found this beautiful LIFER female Wagler's Pit Viper. Such a cool snake.
Hans Breuer (twoton) wrote:What a beautiful viper!
Indeed, I'm dreaming of finding one of those. Amazing snake, thanks for sharing such a beautiful colored snake with us ;)

Cheers
Henning
by Naja Bungarus
June 13th, 2014, 10:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Late spring/early summer in Indiana
Replies: 4
Views: 1980

Re: Late spring/early summer in Indiana

Cools snakes ;) It looks like the Heterodon platirhinos knew you were taken pictures and posed for the camera, it even put on a smile for you :lol:

Thanks for the photos!

Cheers
Henning
by Naja Bungarus
June 12th, 2014, 11:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Myanmar
Replies: 19
Views: 4133

Re: Myanmar

Sorry for the term Asians, i should have used the term villagers. It's a poor country so everything eatable will mostly be eaten by the poor people, so snakes are a good meal too. That makes sense. I see it here in Borneo all the time. Not sure what you mean with "PC-minded circles" PC: political c...
by Naja Bungarus
June 12th, 2014, 10:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Myanmar
Replies: 19
Views: 4133

Re: Myanmar

Very nice stuff, again! That spider in the web is Nephila maculata , an orb weaver. One of the craziest examples for gigantism in sexual dimorphism - on average, the males are fifty-two times smaller than the ladies.... He said there is many Daboia russelii there, but you know asians, they feed on ...
by Naja Bungarus
June 12th, 2014, 9:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Myanmar
Replies: 19
Views: 4133

Re: Myanmar

Very nice photos. I am hopefully going to Myanmar soon my self. A friend of mine who's from a village there, working in Thailand, keep nagging me to join him and his wife to visit their village, so maybe I'll to go herp there his year or the next. He said there is many Daboia russelii there, but you...
by Naja Bungarus
June 12th, 2014, 2:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

I won't pile on about the video since I didn't watch it..... But I do have to point out two other issues.... 1. Learn to resize your photos before posting them here. There is absolutely no reason to post a photo that is 2048 pixels wide on this forum. Half that is generally large enough. And photos...
by Naja Bungarus
June 12th, 2014, 1:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets See Some Green Snakes
Replies: 36
Views: 12074

Re: Lets See Some Green Snakes

Jimmy_77 wrote:Mindblowing... (And not in the good way)

Note to self: "Dont open any thread Naja Bungarus has posted in"
I will be here, there, and possibly anywhere, so be careful when you click :lol:
by Naja Bungarus
June 12th, 2014, 12:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets See Some Green Snakes
Replies: 36
Views: 12074

Re: Lets See Some Green Snakes

Thank you for the elaborate explanation, Henning. I learned a lot. You're welcome, Hans, but I'm sorry thats all info I can give as I'm not an expert on these snakes and this was just something I tried out by myself and I do not recommend anyone to try to do the same. I'm sure different individuals...
by Naja Bungarus
June 12th, 2014, 12:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets See Some Green Snakes
Replies: 36
Views: 12074

Re: Lets See Some Green Snakes

This is the first and only Trimeresurus albolabris I've found. What I did was to take it out of the bag during the day, and when I saw it did not go into any striking position, even when I held my hand closer and closer, I decided to give it a try to hold it, because it moved so slowly and didn't se...
by Naja Bungarus
June 11th, 2014, 9:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets See Some Green Snakes
Replies: 36
Views: 12074

Re: Lets See Some Green Snakes

Ahaetulla nasuta (Long-nosed Whip/Wine Snake) https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2933/14401986242_ca3214b740_o.jpg Chrysopelea ornata (Golden Tree Snake) https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5520/14216679069_36d4de4137_o.jpg Trimeresurus albolabris (Yellow/White-lipped Green Pit Viper) https://farm4.staticfl...
by Naja Bungarus
June 11th, 2014, 7:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

Henning I do have a suggestion, if you are going to be handling snakes that are kinda big for you (hopefully nonvens for the combed out here obvious) but when you have a snake thats too big for you to manage smoothly, stay off the balls of your feet , be flat footed - the wobbling around and consta...
by Naja Bungarus
June 11th, 2014, 7:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

I wouldn't dream of looking up a video of yours on youtube, Henning; I wish I hadn't come across one here. And I'm not particularly concerned about the snake in your video. You definitely stressed it quite a bit, but stressors are a fact of life and even if the one you inflicted was rather severe I...
by Naja Bungarus
June 10th, 2014, 5:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

I didn't watch the video but unless the snake was injured, forced to endure unusual temperatures, or completely exhausted, I don't see what the big deal is. Everyone has his or her owl level of risk and Henning clearly knew he was taking a risk and seems accepting that the outcome could have been q...
by Naja Bungarus
June 10th, 2014, 3:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

Add edit- I am unconvinced that your crude, showboating antics had anything to do with teaching the cobra or regard for its well being. I will leave with no further comment, out of deference to those on this forum whom I respect highly, who have studied / and photographed these animals in the wild,...
by Naja Bungarus
June 10th, 2014, 8:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

"He went down a hill and I started dragging the tail.." This said in recount of the initial moments encountering the cobra. Yeah, after stopping the bike, stare a bit shocked at it bec of what I saw at the same time opening my camera bag and took the camera out, then it slowly started to move down ...
by Naja Bungarus
June 10th, 2014, 7:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

A little bit of information about King Cobras here in Thailand, they usually get killed bec of fear and/or to be eaten, this happens several times daily, or they are captured for snake show or to keep as pet, which I am against. Wild animals belongs in the wild not in a jail, period! Actually for al...
by Naja Bungarus
June 10th, 2014, 7:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

gbin wrote:Re: the video. Wishing you much luck, Henning - it sure looks like you need it.

(Where's the "thumbs-down" emoticon when you need it?)

Gerry
Sometimes one need a bit, or even alot of luck :) Thumbs down and thumbs up can be found on youtube.com

Cheers
by Naja Bungarus
June 10th, 2014, 7:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

No sir, I was not being sarcastic. I sincerely meant every word of my short message. But per your request, I said : Your behavior with the cobra makes you look like a clownish thug. - Kelly McDougall I did not request you to repost what you wrote to me in PM, I think you need to reread what I wrote
by Naja Bungarus
June 10th, 2014, 12:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

@Kelly Mc

Please stay away from my PM inbox, and keep your sarcastic words for yourself. Please keep it public if you have something more to say

Henning
by Naja Bungarus
June 9th, 2014, 9:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Re: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and f

The N. siamensis got in much better shape after eating some frogs. Wonder why it was still mad at me, I just saved his ass :lol: Thanks to David Frohlich and George for helping making it pose, even the Bungarus, while photographing 8-) https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2911/14382919114_ac9289b10a_b.jpg...
by Naja Bungarus
June 8th, 2014, 9:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs
Replies: 34
Views: 8557

Last night N. siamensis saved from deathrow, krait and frogs

I went herping last night, and found a hungry Naja siamensis (Siamese Cobra / Indochinese Spitting Cobra) in a huge vase without a chance of getting up without someones help.. And I've now fed it and will release it later tonight when I'm out herping again. About 5 minutes later after i bagged the c...
by Naja Bungarus
June 6th, 2014, 3:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few frogs from Selangor, Malaysia
Replies: 13
Views: 3745

Re: A few frogs from Selangor, Malaysia

Really amazing, just as your previous post. I love your photos m8. Send me a msg if it happens you're going to Hua Hin (or nearby), Thailand in june, and we can go herping :thumb: Thanks again for sharing :beer: Cheers Henning Thank you, Henning. Will be in Kinabalu coming July, and some national p...
by Naja Bungarus
June 6th, 2014, 3:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica Herping, 2012.
Replies: 4
Views: 2619

Re: Costa Rica Herping, 2012.

Nice animals and excellent pictures. Simply beautiful. Thanks for sharing these with us ;)

Cheers :beer:
Henning
by Naja Bungarus
June 5th, 2014, 7:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few frogs from Selangor, Malaysia
Replies: 13
Views: 3745

Re: A few frogs from Selangor, Malaysia

Really amazing, just as your previous post. I love your photos m8. Send me a msg if it happens you're going to Hua Hin (or nearby), Thailand in june, and we can go herping :thumb:

Thanks again for sharing :beer:

Cheers
Henning
by Naja Bungarus
May 31st, 2014, 8:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Amphibians of Guyana
Replies: 12
Views: 6023

Re: Amphibians of Guyana

Another amazing collection. Thanks for sharing, great photos! :thumb:

Cheers
Henning
by Naja Bungarus
May 30th, 2014, 8:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana snakes- a photolog
Replies: 23
Views: 14311

Re: Guyana snakes- a photolog

Thanks for being a part of the good work herpetologists are doing, also, thanks for the good photos. Nice collection :beer:
by Naja Bungarus
May 28th, 2014, 9:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lizards Gallore
Replies: 8
Views: 2134

Re: Lizards Gallore

I'm dedicating my first post on this forum to thank you for these amazing images. Great work! ;)