Large tarantula on a tree in Southern Thailand during one of our wildlife photo tours in Krabi, Thaland.

We don’t often see tarantulas on trees, but this one was a pleasant surprise.

Ao Nang Krabi Aerial Landscape

Aerial landscape of Ao Nang and Noppharat Thara beaches from high atop a mountain peak in Tub Kaak, Krabi, Thailand.

There are a few different color phases to these Calotes lizards. There is none prettier than this green one in my opinion. I've seen about ten of these over the years on this one mountain. I hope to see more!

There are a few different color phases to these Calotes lizards. There is none prettier than this green one in my opinion. I’ve seen about ten of these over the years on this one mountain. I hope to see more!

Some of the most beautiful flowers in the world in my opinion, are these Thailand water lillies. This one I saw outside our hotel, and since I had my macro lens with me, I very rarely shoot anything macro - but the urge hit me when I saw this flower!

Some of the most beautiful flowers in the world in my opinion, are these Thailand water lilies. This one I saw outside our hotel, and since I had my macro lens with me, I very rarely shoot anything macro – but the urge hit me when I saw this flower!

Infant Thai Baby at the Temple

Rainbows are frequent in Krabi, Thailand because we get a lot of rain between May and December each year.

Rainbows are frequent in Krabi, Thailand because we get a lot of rain between May and December each year.

Pink Flower

My daughter running with a plumeria flower we found on the ground. She's so fun to take photos of, but I won't bore you with thousands of images from my computer. Though I want to...

My daughter running with a plumeria flower we found on the ground. She’s so fun to take photos of, but I won’t bore you with thousands of images from my computer. Though I want to…

A Buddhist monk's kuti, or hut in the forest at a forest monestary in Thailand. This temple is Suan Mokkh in Chaiya. Buddhadasa Bhikku founded it.

A Buddhist monk’s kuti, or hut in the forest at a forest monestary in Thailand. This temple is Suan Mokkh in Chaiya. Buddhadasa Bhikku founded it.

The towers at City Center in Kuala Lumpur are pretty impressive. You know, as far as man-made things go.

The towers at City Center in Kuala Lumpur are pretty impressive. You know, as far as man-made things go.

This big frog hangs out at a restaurant at a remote wildlife resort in Southern Thailand. It is oblivious to people, and just sits there regardless what is going on around it.

This big frog hangs out at a restaurant at a remote wildlife resort in Southern Thailand. It is oblivious to people, and just sits there regardless what is going on around it.

A green seed that caught my eye for some reason. The light was magical.

A green seed that caught my eye for some reason. The light was magical.

I don't ride elephants in Thailand. The breaking in period requires beating the young elephant with sharp hooks and bamboo sticks until they break it. It's a horrifying thing to watch.

I don’t ride elephants in Thailand. The breaking in period requires beating the young elephant with sharp hooks and bamboo sticks until they break it. It’s a horrifying thing to watch.

This is a long road at the Wat Nong Pah Pong forest monestary (temple) in Warin Chamrap, Ubon Ratchathani province of Northeast Thailand.

This is a long road at the Wat Nong Pah Pong forest monestary (temple) in Warin Chamrap, Ubon Ratchathani province of Northeast Thailand.

The first limestone hill is about 70m high. The second where the gold Buddha shrine can be seen, is 280m high. The highest peak behind is 1,390m high and is called "Khao Phanom." This is taken from the river near the marina in Krabi Town, Thailand.

The first limestone hill is about 70m high. The second where the gold Buddha shrine can be seen, is 280m high. The highest peak behind is 1,390m high and is called “Khao Phanom.” This is taken from the river near the marina in Krabi Town, Thailand.

Blue water bay on Koh Samui Island, Thailand, called, Tong Takien Bay.

Blue water bay on Koh Samui Island, Thailand, called, Tong Takien Bay.

This was perfect, though it took me about twenty minutes to get this shot. Jumping spiders jump - a LOT!

This was perfect, though it took me about twenty minutes to get this shot. Jumping spiders jump – a LOT!

This deadly little snake was thought to be harmless for years until someone let one bite down for over 30 seconds. The venom attacked the kidneys and the guy nearly died. Others have died now as a result of bites from this snake. Rhabdophis subminiatus.

This deadly little snake was thought to be harmless for years until someone let one bite down for over 30 seconds. The venom attacked the kidneys and the guy nearly died. Others have died now as a result of bites from this snake. Rhabdophis subminiatus.

An amazing cave at a Buddhist temple in southern Thailand - Krabi.

An amazing cave at a Buddhist temple in southern Thailand – Krabi.

This is a brown / yellow phase of the oriental whip snake (Ahaetulla prasina). They are thin as a pinky finger and have some venom, but are not deadly snakes. This one we woke up out of a tree while sleeping.

This is a brown / yellow phase of the oriental whip snake (Ahaetulla prasina). They are thin as a pinky finger and have some venom, but are not deadly snakes. This one we woke up out of a tree while sleeping.

A young Thai-American girl.

A young Thai-American girl.

Longtail boat after a heavy storm washed mud into the river from the mountains in Krabi.

Longtail boat after a heavy storm washed mud into the river from the mountains in Krabi.

This colorful lizard was found at night sleeping there on the leaves. We must have found twenty of these amazing lizards on our herping trip in Trang province from 9PM to 3AM.

This colorful lizard was found at night sleeping there on the leaves. We must have found twenty of these amazing lizards on our herping trip in Trang province from 9PM to 3AM.

This was a really pretty black and white patterned butterfly near a waterfall in Krabi, Thailand.

This was a really pretty black and white patterned butterfly near a waterfall in Krabi, Thailand.

This is Jackie again. He came from Burma and worked at the snake show for a year before starting to work with the venomous snakes. Here he's holding a harmless oriental whip snake. Jackie's mother is from Nepal and his father was from Burma (Myanmar).

This is Jackie again. He came from Burma and worked at the snake show for a year before starting to work with the venomous snakes. Here he’s holding a harmless oriental whip snake. Jackie’s mother is from Nepal and his father was from Burma (Myanmar).

 

 

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