Krabi is one of the southern provinces of Thailand, at the shore of the Andaman Sea. Neighbouring provinces are Phang Nga, Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Trang.
Boudha at the Tiger Cave Temple
The Tiger Cave Temple Ã‚Â is a Buddhist temple located northeast of Krabi. One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the province, it is well known for the tiger paw prints in the cave, tall Buddha statues and the strenuous flight of stairs to reach the summit.
Krabi province, wide angle view
Thamseva_Khaokaeo_Vipassana Forest (near to the tiger cave temple).
Squirrel at the entrance of the Thamseva Khaokaeo Vipassana
Ptyas carinatus (Zoom view)
Due to their size (until 3 m), shape and colors, Ptyas carinatus are often mistake with the king cobra. These snakes have in their saliva a neurotoxic 3FTx venom, used to paralyzed small mammals (food) but not dangerous for human.
Ao Nang is a small town and subdistrict in theÃ‚Â Mueang Krabi of Krabi Province.Ã‚Â A wonderful place to spend time and to find interesting animal species.
Copse and wood shack in Ao NangÃ‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Mangroves
During the day,…
Varanus bengalensis nebulosus
Varanus bengalensis is medium sized monitor which can reach a size of 1.8 m (as described in literature Warane Bernd EidenmÃƒÂ¼ller 2003). The specimen found in Krabi was approximately 70 cm long. Unfortunately monitors have a very bad reputation in Thailand, and are considered as Ã¢â‚¬Å“bad luckÃ¢â‚¬Â carriers. They are often killed by the autochthones when they come near to residential area.
When the sun goes down,….
Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
Located 20 km north of Krabi, the Khao Phanom Bencha national Park contains a beautiful virgin rainforest. The park is famous for the scenic waterfalls. Furthermore, this rainforest is the home of Clouded leopards, Ã‚Â Asiatic black bears, barking deer, Malayan tapirs, leaf monkeys, gibbons, various tropical birds and reptiles.
Sunrise in the deep forest
Calloselasma rhodostoma (Malayan Pit Viper)
Boiga cynodon (Dog toothed catsnake)
Naja kaouthia (Monocled Cobra)
Xenopeltis unicolor (rainbow snake)