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- n. Plural form of varanoid.
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There are still a number of anatomical traits that snakes share with varanoids…
One group of early varanoids, known as the mosasaurs, took up a marine existence, developing flippers instead of legs and reaching lengths of over fifty feet.
One of the earliest groups of lizards, the varanoids, were spectacularly successful, spreading into a wide range of environmental niches.