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Okay, basic biology lesson.
Seviper is clearly a snake.
Zangoose, to a good extent, is based upon a mongoose. Mongooses
fight/kill/eat snakes, either due to training or instinct I have no
So if you had a Seviper and a Zangoose battling side-by-side in
anything taking place in the Pokémon world, it would be a miracle of
biblical proportions, because working together is exactly opposite
Of course, this is something we don't need to worry about in the games,
but it would be interesting to see in the series (I don't think Ash is
stupid enough to try it, but there may be someone even dumber than him