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Despite the consultation and preparation by animal control officers, the glue trap finally caught a venomous zebra cobra on the porch of a home in north Raleigh on Wednesday night, a 48-hour incident that generated nationwide interest.<br /><br />A red bucket was used to guide the cobra into a safe location where all glue could be removed from its body.<br /><br />As WRAL's cameras captured it earlier in the day, a striped snake slithered out of the siding of a house on Sandringham Drive and onto a porch. As it lifted its head, the hood was visible.<br /><br />When officers confirmed it was the snake, they walked back from the camera crew before moving in to try and capture it.<br /><br />An early morning 911 call from that same home prompted the search.<br /><br />LATEST NEWS<br /><br />North Raleigh's days-long hunt for venomous zebra cobras is finally over after glue traps are found<br /><br />Tags: Raleigh Cobra, snake venom<br /><br />This was posted July 1, 2021 7:21 a.m. EDT<br /><br />This page was last updated at 10:00 a.m. EST on July 13, 2021.<br /><br /><br /><br />The story is from Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher, and Matt Talhelm, reporters for WRAL; and Heather Leah and Maggie Brown, multiplatform producers for WRAL.<br /><br />N.C., Raleigh Despite hours of consultation and preparation of law enforcement and animal control officers, a venomous zebra cobra was captured on a north Raleigh porch on Wednesday night, coming to an end in North Carolina after nearly 48 hours of turmoil.<br /><br />Glue was removed from the cobra's body by placing it in a red bucket and moving it to a safe location.<br /><br />An earlier image captured by WRAL show the snake scrabbling to the front porch of a house on Sandringham Drive, crawling through the siding. In looking around, the hood of the vulture was visible.<br /><br />After confirming it was a snake, Animal Control officers moved the camera crews back of the area and attempted to capture it there.<br /><br />An early morning 911 call from that same home prompted the search.<br /><br />House of Swank's North Raleigh Spitting Cobra T-shirt #3RaleighCobra: t-shirts, memes and twitter accounts inspired by roaming venomous snake<br /><br />The ordeal is over at last, said neighbor Joan Nelson.<br /><br />My feeling of security has improved, she said. It feels good to be outside now, even walking on my deck. It's very sad for the snake, though.<br /><br />Trying to find a zebra cobra laying on a porch in a north Raleigh neighborhood where one is missing. <br /><br />A zebra cobra can spit 9 feet long and is faster than most snakes, making morning dog walks extremely hazardous. It is very dangerous, according to the African Snakebite Institute. An animal's venom could cause the victim's nervous system to shut down.<br /><br />An individual hit by the snake's poison would feel immediate pain, swelling, irritation, vomiting, and diarrhea. A severe fever and breathing issues could cause respiratory failure.<br /><br />A veterinarian at Avian and Exotic Animal Care, Salina Locke, treats all sorts of animals there.<br /><br />Cobras of this type are rarely known to bite. Venom is more likely to be sprayed by them, she said; they are very accurate and aim straight for the eyes.<br /><br /> [https://www.edocr.com/v/k3nnyogm/odommarcher966/Glue-trap-in-Raleigh-ends-daylong-search-for-venom logan snake catcher] A pet of this snake is not recommended because of the risks, according to Locke.<br /><br />Sleeping is when most bites occur. A study shows that those who are bitten may suffer long-term health issues.<br /><br />During a search on Tuesday afternoon, police searched the home on 6917 Chamonix Place, near where the cobra was last seen.<br /><br />A police officer visited that home four times in March for an animal issue. They returned on Monday and Tuesday after the zebra cobra was discovered on a porch about a half mile away.<br /><br />Keith and Rebecca Gifford live at that address, according to county records. An account linked to Keith Gifford's name features several photos of snakes belonging to his son, Christopher.<br /><br />Chris Gifford has more than 460000 followers on TikTok. The author of the post claims to have a seven-foot zebra cobra.
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Despite the consultation and preparation by animal control officers, law enforcement and animal control officers trapped the venomous snake on a north Raleigh porch Wednesday night, capping a 48-hour case involving North Carolina media.<br /><br />To ensure fully removal of the glue from the cobra's body, we guided it into a red bucket and took it to a safe area.<br /><br />An earlier video interview had captured a striped snake crawling onto a porch on Sandringham Drive from the siding of a house. As it lifted its head, the hood was visible.<br /><br />When officers confirmed it was the snake, they walked back from the camera crew before moving in to try and capture it.<br /><br />Searches were launched early Tuesday after the same home made a 911 call.<br /><br />WEEKLY NEWS<br /><br />A glue trap endangers days-long search in north Raleigh for venomous zebra cobras<br /><br />Snakes venomous, Raleigh Cobra<br /><br />This entry was posted at 7:21 a.m. EDT on July 1 2021.<br /><br />10:00 a.m., July 13 2021<br /><br /><br /><br />We are Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher &amp; Matt Talhelm, from WRAL; Heather Leah &amp; Maggie Brown, multiplatform producers<br /><br />The city of Raleigh, N.C., is the state capital. Following hours of consultation and preparation by Raleigh police and animal control officers, a zebra cobra was caught on a Raleigh porch on Wednesday night, bowing out a nearly 48-hour ordeal that gained national attention.<br /><br />To completely remove the glue from its body, the cobra was seated in a red bucket and transported to a safe location.<br /><br />The WRAL cameras captured the striped snake crawling out of the siding of a Sandringham Drive house, onto the front porch. Lifting its head, its hood could be seen.<br /><br />Camera crews had to be redirected after Animal Control officers confirmed it was a snake before moving in to try to capture it.<br /><br />The search was sparked by a 911 call from the same home early Tuesday.<br /><br />#RaleighCobra: T-shirts, memes and Twitter accounts inspired by the roaming venomous snake in Raleigh<br /><br />A neighbor, Joan Nelson, said she is relieved the ordeal is over.<br /><br />I feel a lot safer, said she. I feel extremely happy. Having gone outside, I feel as though I can now go on my deck and walk around. However, I feel bad for the snake.<br /><br />Snake laying out on a porch in a north Raleigh neighborhood where a zebra cobra has gone missing. <br /><br />The snake, a zebra cobra, is extremely fast and can spit up to nine feet away, making a walk with the dog even scarier. In the opinion of the African Snakebite Institute, snakes are very dangerous. Venom can cause the nervous system to shut down in victims.<br /><br />One would feel immediate pain, swelling, irritation, vomiting and diarrhea if stung by a cobra's poison. Following a heavy fever and breathing problems, you might lose your breath and may die.<br /><br />Dr. Salina Locke, a veterinarian with Avian and Exotic Animal Care, treats an array of animals.<br /><br />The cobra in this species usually does not bite. The venom sprays more readily, since it is so accurate. they aim right for the eyes, she said.<br /><br />The snake is not recommended as a pet by Locke due to its risk.<br /><br />Bite incidents are most common during sleep. A bit could cause health issues for years, research shows.<br /><br />In the afternoon of Tuesday, police searched a home in 6917 Chamonix Place, near the spot where the cobra was first spotted.<br /><br />In March, there was an issue with the animals at that home. The zebra cobra was spotted on a porch a half mile away on Monday and Tuesday.<br /><br />There are records in the county that indicate Keith and Rebecca Gifford reside at that address. A Facebook account associated with Keith Gifford shows several photos of snakes that Christopher Gifford also owns.<br /><br />TikTok user Christopher Gifford has more than 460000 followers. [https://www.openlearning.com/u/pricestrange-r3cjqz/blog/OneGlueTrapEndsDaysOfSearchingForVenomousZebraCobrasInNorthRaleigh logan snake catcher] One of his posts claims that he owns a 7-foot zebra cobra.

Revision as of 12:58, 29 November 2021

Despite the consultation and preparation by animal control officers, law enforcement and animal control officers trapped the venomous snake on a north Raleigh porch Wednesday night, capping a 48-hour case involving North Carolina media.

To ensure fully removal of the glue from the cobra's body, we guided it into a red bucket and took it to a safe area.

An earlier video interview had captured a striped snake crawling onto a porch on Sandringham Drive from the siding of a house. As it lifted its head, the hood was visible.

When officers confirmed it was the snake, they walked back from the camera crew before moving in to try and capture it.

Searches were launched early Tuesday after the same home made a 911 call.

WEEKLY NEWS

A glue trap endangers days-long search in north Raleigh for venomous zebra cobras

Snakes venomous, Raleigh Cobra

This entry was posted at 7:21 a.m. EDT on July 1 2021.

10:00 a.m., July 13 2021



We are Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher & Matt Talhelm, from WRAL; Heather Leah & Maggie Brown, multiplatform producers

The city of Raleigh, N.C., is the state capital. Following hours of consultation and preparation by Raleigh police and animal control officers, a zebra cobra was caught on a Raleigh porch on Wednesday night, bowing out a nearly 48-hour ordeal that gained national attention.

To completely remove the glue from its body, the cobra was seated in a red bucket and transported to a safe location.

The WRAL cameras captured the striped snake crawling out of the siding of a Sandringham Drive house, onto the front porch. Lifting its head, its hood could be seen.

Camera crews had to be redirected after Animal Control officers confirmed it was a snake before moving in to try to capture it.

The search was sparked by a 911 call from the same home early Tuesday.

#RaleighCobra: T-shirts, memes and Twitter accounts inspired by the roaming venomous snake in Raleigh

A neighbor, Joan Nelson, said she is relieved the ordeal is over.

I feel a lot safer, said she. I feel extremely happy. Having gone outside, I feel as though I can now go on my deck and walk around. However, I feel bad for the snake.

Snake laying out on a porch in a north Raleigh neighborhood where a zebra cobra has gone missing.

The snake, a zebra cobra, is extremely fast and can spit up to nine feet away, making a walk with the dog even scarier. In the opinion of the African Snakebite Institute, snakes are very dangerous. Venom can cause the nervous system to shut down in victims.

One would feel immediate pain, swelling, irritation, vomiting and diarrhea if stung by a cobra's poison. Following a heavy fever and breathing problems, you might lose your breath and may die.

Dr. Salina Locke, a veterinarian with Avian and Exotic Animal Care, treats an array of animals.

The cobra in this species usually does not bite. The venom sprays more readily, since it is so accurate. they aim right for the eyes, she said.

The snake is not recommended as a pet by Locke due to its risk.

Bite incidents are most common during sleep. A bit could cause health issues for years, research shows.

In the afternoon of Tuesday, police searched a home in 6917 Chamonix Place, near the spot where the cobra was first spotted.

In March, there was an issue with the animals at that home. The zebra cobra was spotted on a porch a half mile away on Monday and Tuesday.

There are records in the county that indicate Keith and Rebecca Gifford reside at that address. A Facebook account associated with Keith Gifford shows several photos of snakes that Christopher Gifford also owns.

TikTok user Christopher Gifford has more than 460000 followers. logan snake catcher One of his posts claims that he owns a 7-foot zebra cobra.