[ fˈamɪli kˈaɹi͡əmˌɪdiː], [ fˈamɪli kˈaɹiəmˌɪdiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i k_ˈa_ɹ_iə_m_ˌɪ_d_iː]
How to use "Family cariamidae" in context?
Family Cariamidae comprise about 100 species of small, non-venomous snakes found in both North and South America. They are typically small endemic snakes, ranging from 8 to 30 inches long, but some species can reach up to 48 inches long. Most of the species are brightly colored with a contrasting stripe down the back, and all have round pupils.
The family is endemic to North and South America. Most of the species are found in moist habitats in forests, marshes and other humid areas. They feed on small animals, but some species are capable of feeding on large prey.
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