Family - Colubridae
(Colubrids)

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While most of the snakes on Colubridae family are non-venomous, there are some that can be harmful to humans and other creatures. These snakes are very common and found on every continent except Antarctica, they also make up two-thirds of all the snake population. One feature of Colubrids are there teeth, they have "grooved" fangs unlike their close relatives the viper.

 

Author: Vivian Y

Published: 3/11

 

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