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Sea snake

sea snake

(Science: zoology) Any one of many species of venomous aquatic snakes of the family hydrophidae, having a flattened tail and living entirely in the sea, especially in the warmer parts of the indian and Pacific oceans. They feed upon fishes, and are mostly of moderate size, but some species become eight or ten feet long and four inches broad.


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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... maybe something else that cannot be seen but was advantageous for the snake's ancestor. May I refer you to Richard Ellisin’s book AquaGenesis where ... completely and their forelimbs have evolved into paddles. Perhaps the sea snakes are a more advanced form of snake, for only in aquatic animals ...

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by jevg
Sat Oct 02, 2010 10:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

The most poisonous snake in the world is not the Black Mamba. People confuse the most poisonous with the ... is the most dangerous snake in the world, but the most poisonous by far is Belcher's Sea Snake...and the most poisonous land snake is the inland Taipan, look it up. The King ...

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by Soldier1969
Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:01 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?
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Re: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

... here we go again! NickMonk is correct that we should not refer to these snakes as poisonous. A good rule of thumb is that venoms are injected and ... to bring about death extremely quickly. As mentioned before the sea snakes are particularly dangerous as well as the inland taipan (also ...

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by cazmantis
Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:50 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?
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What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

I'm not very sure that the Inland Taipan is the most poisonous snake in the world though I voted it. I heard that Belcheri/Belcher's Sea Snake is the most poisonous snake on Earth. The website use the DK'S ILLUSTRATED FAMILY ENCYCLOPEDIA ...

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by alison
Sat Feb 14, 2009 9:03 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?
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Re: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

... There is a cobra in the Philippines, it is a spitting cobra. The sea snake is the most poisonous snake in the world but not the most deadly, far from the most deadly. ...

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by Flirtilizer
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:13 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?
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