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  • n. Plural form of krait.

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Examples

  • Cobras and banded kraits, two of the world's deadliest snakes, are common in the jungle.

    Barry Toll

  • In view of all this intraspecific variability, Shine & Shetty (2001a) noted how Yellow-lipped sea kraits might ‘offer exceptional opportunities to study phylogenetic shift in locomotor ability’ because they ‘display considerable intraspecific and interspecific diversity in terms of the degree to which they use terrestrial vs. aquatic habits’ (p. 338).

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Coming next: ecomorphological flexibility in sea kraits.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Though sea snakes all possess a vertically flat, paddle-like tail (a feature not seen in any other snakes), most snake experts have agreed that the term ‘sea snake’ includes two quite different groups of aquatic elapids: the laticaudids, or sea kraits, and the hydrophiids (or hydrophids or hydropheids), or true sea snakes.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Sea kraits: radical intraspecific diversity, reproductive isolation, and site fidelity

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Darren Naish: Tetrapod Zoology: Sea kraits: radical intraspecific diversity, reproductive isolation, and site fidelity

    Sea kraits: radical intraspecific diversity, reproductive isolation, and site fidelity

  • Cobras, kraits, seasnakes, death adders, and relatives: An entry from Thomson Gale's by J. Scott, PhD Keogh

    Rolling Stone, Gourmet Magazines Turn Up Heat on Factory Farmers

  • At least seven Bengal tigers roam its expanse, and it is crawling with cobras, kraits, vipers, and many nonvenomous serpents that hunt rats.

    Waiting for the Plague

  • Asked whether anyone has died of snakebites in the area, villagers grudgingly admit that it does happen -- but, they add hastily, only as a result of attacks by nonresident cobras, or by other snakes -- vipers or kraits, perhaps.

    Snakes on a Plain:

  • IRWIN: I'm Steve Irwin, and these are highly venomous sea kraits.

    CNN Transcript Sep 4, 2006

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