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Xenopeltidae


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; order Squamata, suborder Serpentes)

A monotypic family (Xenopeltis unicolor) comprising a burrowing snake that is characterized by its iridescent brown scales. It preys on small vertebrates, including other snakes. It occurs in south-east Asia.

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