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Kraits Cobras Sea Snakes and Relatives: Elapidae


This large family has species that can live in almost any habitat, from deserts and dry grasslands to rainforests and even oceans. Most of the three hundred species, or types of snakes, in this family live on the ground, but some elapids spend at least part of their time underground, and others live nearly their entire lives in trees or underwater. Some scientists split this family into two: the Elapidae encompassing all of the land-living species and a second family, known as the Hydrophiidae, containing the snakes that live in water.

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