King cobra caught at home in Thalang

Thalang –

A four-meter long king cobra has been caught at a local house in Thalang.

The Paklok Mayor Mr. Panya Sampaorat told the Phuket Express that Paklok rescue workers were notified of the snake at a house in Baan Paklok last night (January 17th).

They arrived at the house to find a teenage king cobra inside the house. Their ‘professional snake handling’ team took about half an hour to catch the king cobra.

The king cobra is four meters long and weighs 10 kilograms. The king cobra will be released back to a local forest.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.