Banded Krait
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 2:28PM
[chuck] in Banded krait, Kachin, Mynamar, Science

One of the things I came across during my trip to Myanmar last summer (see Shinlonga) was this banded krait slithering slowly across the road. I gladly gave it a lot of room. [NOTE: In September of 2001, an American herpetologist working in Kachin State died after being bitten by one of these snakes].    

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