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Despite the consultation and preparation by animal control officers, a glue trap snared a venomous zebra cobra on a north Raleigh porch 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 />A striped snake was captured by WRAL cameras crawling onto a front porch on Sandringham Drive earlier in the day. Its hood was visible when it raised its head to look around.<br /><br />After confirming the snake was the one they were trying to capture, Animal Control officers moved the camera crews back.<br /><br />The search was sparked by a 911 call from the same home early Tuesday.<br /><br />WESTERN NEWS<br /><br />A glue trap ends a day-long hunt in north Raleigh for a venomous snake<br /><br />Snakes venomous, Raleigh Cobra<br /><br />The announcement was posted July 1 at 7:21 a.m. EDT<br /><br />Posted at 10:00 a.m. EDT, July 13 2021<br /><br /><br /><br />The report was written by Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher &amp; Matt Talhelm, WRAL reporters; and by Heather Leah and Maggie Brown, WRAL multiplatform producers<br /><br />The city of Raleigh, N.C., is the state capital. Following a 48-hour saga that garnered attention from across North Carolina, a venomous zebra cobra was captured with a glue trap on a north Raleigh porch Wednesday night, capping a 48-hour saga that attracted national attention.<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 /> [https://vimeo.com/wintersmile26 logan snake catcher] WRAL's cameras caught the snake the previous day crawling onto the porch of a house on Sandringham Drive. As it lifted its head, the hood was visible.<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 />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 />Joan Nelson said she was relieved that the ordeal was over.<br /><br />I feel much safer and I am really happy, she said. It feels good to be able to walk on the deck and outside. The snake seems to have a lot of problems, though.<br /><br />There has been a missing zebra cobra in a north Raleigh neighborhood where a striped snake is laying out on a porch. <br /><br />A zebra cobra can spit 9 feet long and is faster than most snakes, making morning dog walks extremely hazardous. In the opinion of the African Snakebite Institute, snakes are very dangerous. It is possible for the venom to cause a victim's nervous system to shut down.<br /><br />A person hit by the poison would experience pain, swelling, irritation, vomiting, and diarrhea. In addition to a heavy fever and breathing problems, respiratory failure could also result.<br /><br />A veterinarian at Avian and Exotic Animal Care, Salina Locke, treats all sorts of animals there.<br /><br />The cobras in this species are not typically biting. They spray their venom more often -- they are very accurate and attack straight in the eye, according to her.<br /><br />According to Locke, this snake is not suitable for keeping as a pet.<br /><br />Bite incidents are most common during sleep. Research indicates people who are bit can suffer health issues for a long time.<br /><br />In the afternoon of Tuesday, police searched a home near the street where the cobra was last spotted, at 6917 Chamonix Place.<br /><br />There was an animal issue at that home in March. Following the zebra cobra's spotting on a porch a half mile away, they returned on Monday and Tuesday.<br /><br />The records of county government indicate that Keith and Rebecca Gifford reside at this address. An account linked to Keith Gifford's name features several photos of snakes belonging to his son, Christopher.<br /><br />Christopher Gifford has over 460000 followers on his TikTok account. His post claims he has a zebra cobra that is 7 feet long.
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Despite the efforts of animal control officers and law enforcement, a venomous zebra cobra was caught with a glue trap on a north Raleigh porch on Wednesday, a 48-hour incident that generated nationwide interest.<br /><br />The cobra was guided into a red bucket and taken to a safe location so that the glue could be removed completely.<br /><br />At youtube.com, a striped snake crawled out of the siding of a house on Sandringham Drive onto the front porch of a home earlier in the day. As it lifted its head, the hood was visible.<br /><br />The Wildlife Control officers moved camera crews back after confirming that this is the snake, then went in to attempt to capture it.<br /><br />This same residence had called 911 early Tuesday, sparking the search.<br /><br />THE NEWS<br /><br />A glue trap ends a day-long hunt in north Raleigh for a venomous snake<br /><br />This page contains information about the Raleigh Cobra, a venomous snake<br /><br />This was posted July 1, 2021 7:21 a.m. EDT<br /><br />The following was updated on July 13 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time<br /><br /><br /><br />WRAL reporters Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher &amp; Matt Talhelm, along with multiplatform producers Heather Leah &amp; Maggie Brown;<br /><br />Raleigh is a North Carolina city. Despite hours of preparation by animal control and law enforcement officers, a venomous zebra cobra was captured on a north Raleigh porch on Wednesday night, capping an event that garnered attention throughout the state.<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 />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. While raising its head to take a look around, its hood was visible.<br /><br />Before moving in to capture the snake, Animal Control officers moved camera crews to the back.<br /><br />The search was sparked by a 911 call from the same home early Tuesday.<br /><br />Tee from House of Swank: North Raleigh Spitting Cobras. #RaleighCobra: Shirts, memes and Twitter accounts inspired by venomous snakes.<br /><br />The ordeal is over at last, said neighbor Joan Nelson.<br /><br />She said she feels much safer now and is very happy. After spending [https://bookmarkfeeds.stream/story.php?title=glue-trap-in-raleigh-ends-daylong-search-for-venomous-zebra-cobra--1#discuss brisbane north snake catcher] on my deck, I feel like I can go outside now. Nevertheless, I feel somewhat sorry for the snake.<br /><br />One zebra cobra has gone missing from a north Raleigh neighborhood where there is a striped snake on a porch. <br /><br />Snakes can spit up to nine feet and are faster than most snakes. A morning dog walk turns into a dangerous event when the snake spits this wide. The African Snakebite Institute reports that this snake is very dangerous. As a result of the venom, a victim's nervous system could shut down.<br /><br />Someone who is bitten by the poison of a cobra would feel pain, swelling, gastrointestinal 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 />Normally, this cobra species does not bite. They spray their venom more often -- they're very accurate, she said.<br /><br />Despite the risks involved, Locke does not recommend keeping this snake as a pet.<br /><br />Sleeping is when most bites occur. The effects of being bitten may last for years, according to research.<br /><br />In the afternoon of Tuesday, police searched a home near the street where the cobra was last spotted, at 6917 Chamonix Place.<br /><br />There was an animal issue at that home in March. The zebra cobra was spotted on a porch a half mile away on Monday and Tuesday.<br /><br />At that address, Keith and Rebecca Gifford inhabit the house, according to county records. His Facebook account shows several pictures of snakes he claims are owned by his son, Christopher, according to the account.<br /><br />The TikTok account of Christopher Gifford has over 460000 followers. According to [https://sofia.world/maya/bookmarks/view/16067/a-snake-catching-guide brisbane north snake catcher] of his posts, he claims to have a 7-foot zebra cobra.

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Despite the efforts of animal control officers and law enforcement, a venomous zebra cobra was caught with a glue trap on a north Raleigh porch on Wednesday, a 48-hour incident that generated nationwide interest.

The cobra was guided into a red bucket and taken to a safe location so that the glue could be removed completely.

At youtube.com, a striped snake crawled out of the siding of a house on Sandringham Drive onto the front porch of a home earlier in the day. As it lifted its head, the hood was visible.

The Wildlife Control officers moved camera crews back after confirming that this is the snake, then went in to attempt to capture it.

This same residence had called 911 early Tuesday, sparking the search.

THE NEWS

A glue trap ends a day-long hunt in north Raleigh for a venomous snake

This page contains information about the Raleigh Cobra, a venomous snake

This was posted July 1, 2021 7:21 a.m. EDT

The following was updated on July 13 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time



WRAL reporters Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher & Matt Talhelm, along with multiplatform producers Heather Leah & Maggie Brown;

Raleigh is a North Carolina city. Despite hours of preparation by animal control and law enforcement officers, a venomous zebra cobra was captured on a north Raleigh porch on Wednesday night, capping an event that garnered attention throughout the state.

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

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. While raising its head to take a look around, its hood was visible.

Before moving in to capture the snake, Animal Control officers moved camera crews to the back.

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

Tee from House of Swank: North Raleigh Spitting Cobras. #RaleighCobra: Shirts, memes and Twitter accounts inspired by venomous snakes.

The ordeal is over at last, said neighbor Joan Nelson.

She said she feels much safer now and is very happy. After spending brisbane north snake catcher on my deck, I feel like I can go outside now. Nevertheless, I feel somewhat sorry for the snake.

One zebra cobra has gone missing from a north Raleigh neighborhood where there is a striped snake on a porch.

Snakes can spit up to nine feet and are faster than most snakes. A morning dog walk turns into a dangerous event when the snake spits this wide. The African Snakebite Institute reports that this snake is very dangerous. As a result of the venom, a victim's nervous system could shut down.

Someone who is bitten by the poison of a cobra would feel pain, swelling, gastrointestinal irritation, vomiting, and diarrhea. A severe fever and breathing issues could cause respiratory failure.

A veterinarian at Avian and Exotic Animal Care, Salina Locke, treats all sorts of animals there.

Normally, this cobra species does not bite. They spray their venom more often -- they're very accurate, she said.

Despite the risks involved, Locke does not recommend keeping this snake as a pet.

Sleeping is when most bites occur. The effects of being bitten may last for years, according to research.

In the afternoon of Tuesday, police searched a home near the street where the cobra was last spotted, at 6917 Chamonix Place.

There was an animal issue at that home in March. The zebra cobra was spotted on a porch a half mile away on Monday and Tuesday.

At that address, Keith and Rebecca Gifford inhabit the house, according to county records. His Facebook account shows several pictures of snakes he claims are owned by his son, Christopher, according to the account.

The TikTok account of Christopher Gifford has over 460000 followers. According to brisbane north snake catcher of his posts, he claims to have a 7-foot zebra cobra.