Snakes in wire cages

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 21:06

It was still hot in early November and the shop keeper hosed his snakes down to keep them cool.

Date picture taken
1 Nov 1987


The distinctive yellow and black striped snakes are probably Beauty Snakes, a type of Rat Snake, imported into Hong Kong as they are edible. Some of them escaped from captivity to establish populations in the wild, see