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Elapid Snakes

Biology Of Elapid Snakes, Species Of Elapid Snakes, Elapid Snakes And Humans

Elapid snakes are extremely venomous snakes such as cobras, mambas, kraits, tiger snakes, and coral snakes in the family Elapidae. The elapids are about 120 species in the subfamily Elapinae. The sea snakes (subfamily Hydrophiinae) and subfamily Laticaudinae make up the other two subfamilies in the Elapidae. Elapid snakes have a wide distribution from warm temperate climates to tropical climates, and are found on all continents except Antarctica.

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