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Korat City fauna
« on: April 05, 2014, 12:39:07 PM »

Met this lizard this morning on Mitthapap, not far from The Mall. It graciously posed for one snap before disappearing into the nearest drain. Was about 10 inches or 25 cm long. Does anybody know what species it is exactly?


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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2014, 01:42:29 PM »

I have 2-3 in my garden ...  ;)

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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2014, 02:59:39 PM »

I think it is a gecko

Thanks Robert. Wikipedia says there are about 1,500 species of gecko worldwide. So I checked out those found in Southeast Asia, and it really looks like a Gekko gecko (aka Tokay or ตุ๊กแก). It's the one that makes that typical cry in rural areas at night.
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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2014, 03:04:40 PM »

I have 2-3 in my garden ...  ;)

Are you sure it's the same species Quilter? Yours looks much smaller and different color... Different tail and head, too.
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« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2014, 04:04:54 PM »

์์์์์No, not the same ... mine is a Chameleon
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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2014, 04:42:10 PM »

Btw do you know Tokay Gecko can be eaten?  ;)
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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2014, 06:29:04 PM »

'Tis me!  :D

It's a Tokay Gecko. Love the sound they make, as long as they're far enough away, as they are loud.

http://www.soundboard.com/sb/Gecko_Sounds
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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2014, 09:49:58 AM »

Common brown rats (Rattus norvegicus)? Photos taken this morning on Mitthapap, not far from The Mall.



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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2014, 01:35:32 AM »

anyone know what this wee chap is?

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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2014, 01:37:33 AM »

oops, looks same as above
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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2014, 10:42:05 AM »

There are cockroachs in my house.   :P
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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2014, 12:32:02 PM »

Quilter, I think you got the wrong discussion...
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« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2014, 12:38:32 PM »

I have removed all the clips?
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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2014, 06:03:24 PM »

I took these photos downtown Korat about 90 minutes ago. Can anybody guess where, and help with these cows' scientific name please.






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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #15 on: October 04, 2014, 10:10:04 PM »

Would this be the connector road east west known on Bing maps as Rural Road 1120, west end, goggle does not seem to have a name for it runs between the bypass in the west to the intersection of Mittraphap RD and Changphueak Rd (north south) in the east.

As for the cattle, here is an interseting link

http://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/77949-what-areis-indigenous-thai-cattle/

Quote: The main/predominant genetic strain which flows through modern Thai “indigenous” cattle is Bos Indicus, or in simple language, the Humped Zebu – more simple known as "Zebu".

Hope this helps.

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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #16 on: October 05, 2014, 12:49:49 AM »

Would this be the connector road east west known on Bing maps as Rural Road 1120, west end, goggle does not seem to have a name for it runs between the bypass in the west to the intersection of Mittraphap RD and Changphueak Rd (north south) in the east.

That's right KiwiCanadian, and the exact spot is just opposite the entrance to Venice Park estate (where is Cafe Capu).

As for the cattle, here is an interseting link

http://www.another.com/forum/topic/77949-what-areis-indigenous-thai-cattle/

Quote: The main/predominant genetic strain which flows through modern Thai “indigenous” cattle is Bos Indicus, or in simple language, the Humped Zebu – more simple known as "Zebu".

That link is not working with me but I checked those names on Wikipedia and they are correct. Thanks!
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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #17 on: October 05, 2014, 08:40:56 AM »

What do you think of Cafe Capu? I have a German friend coming here at the end of the month and was wondering if this would be a good place to take him?

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« Reply #18 on: October 05, 2014, 09:46:06 AM »

What do you think of Cafe Capu?

I haven't tried it myself yet, but another member is praising it in the Alcohol free beer discussion.
« Last Edit: October 05, 2014, 10:31:51 AM by Anton »
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Re: Korat City fauna
« Reply #19 on: October 05, 2014, 10:26:12 AM »

What do you think of Cafe Capu?

I haven't tried it myself yet, but another member is praising it in the Alcohol free bear discussion.

I would hope all bears would be alcohol free ;)
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