Snakes in Mountains: the Close Encounter

When hiking, there are times that you will encounter snakes in mountains. But always remember that we must respect wildlife. If you really want to take a look, just observe them from a distance. Do not follow or approach them.

Here are some of the snakes that I encountered in mountains.​

Snake in Mt. Makiling

Where: Mt. Makiling (Sto. Tomas side)
When: November 13, 2011
Scientific Name: Trimeresurus Flavomaculatus

Snake in Mt. Mantalingajan

Where: Mt. Mantalingajan (Pulanggok Peak)
When: January 24, 2014
Scientific Name: Boiga Cynodon

Snake in Mt. Maculot

Where: Mt. Maculot
When: April 3, 2011
Scientific Name: Python Reticulatus

These are only some of the snakes I encountered in the mountains. I’ve also seen one in Mt. Malarayat during our exploration last May 14, 2011 but I failed to take a photo of it. We also saw one in Mt. Natib last November 27, 2011. 

My fellow climbers, be careful when hiking and again, let’s respect wildlife.

Leave a Comment:


Fatal error: Uncaught ArgumentCountError: Too few arguments to function Jetpack_Subscriptions::comment_subscribe_init(), 1 passed in /home/shabedural/wyattmaktrav.com/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php on line 286 and exactly 2 expected in /home/shabedural/wyattmaktrav.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/subscriptions.php:602 Stack trace: #0 /home/shabedural/wyattmaktrav.com/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php(286): Jetpack_Subscriptions->comment_subscribe_init('') #1 /home/shabedural/wyattmaktrav.com/wp-includes/plugin.php(208): WP_Hook->apply_filters('', Array) #2 /home/shabedural/wyattmaktrav.com/wp-content/themes/rise/comments.php(58): apply_filters('comment_form_su...', '') #3 /home/shabedural/wyattmaktrav.com/wp-includes/comment-template.php(1510): require('/home/shabedura...') #4 /home/shabedural/wyattmaktrav.com/wp-content/themes/rise/partials/content-single.php(127): comments_template('/comments.php', true) #5 /home/shabedural/wyattmaktrav.com/wp-includes/template.php(724): require('/home/shabedura...') #6 /home/shabedur in /home/shabedural/wyattmaktrav.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/subscriptions.php on line 602