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  • The Elapinae have comparatively short fangs, while those of the vipers, especially the crotaline snakes, are much longer, sometimes nearly an inch in length.
  • If the venom is slowly absorbed, the blood loses its coagulability, owing to the breaking down of the red blood-corpuscles, most so with vipers, less with Australian snakes, least so with the cobra.
  • Viperinae, vipers (q.v.) or adders.
  • About 60 species of pit-vipers are recognizable.
  • American pit-vipers by the possession of a loreal shield, i.e.
 

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