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As a result of hours of consultation between law enforcement and animal control officers, a venomous zebra cobra was captured on a north Raleigh porch Wednesday night, ending an eventful 48-hour period that attracted attention throughout North Carolina.<br /><br />A red bucket was used to place the cobra in the bucket and to transport it to a location where all glue could be removed.<br /><br />WRAL's cameras caught the snake the previous day crawling onto the porch of a house on Sandringham Drive. Its hood was visible when it raised its head to look around.<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 />A 911 call from the same location prompted the search early Tuesday morning.<br /><br />NEWS LOCAL<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 />Posted on July 1, 2021 at 7:21 a.m.<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, and Matt Talhelm; multiplatform producers Heather Leah and Maggie Brown<br /><br />The North Carolina capital is Raleigh. Despite hours of preparation by animal control and law enforcement officers, a glue trap eventually entrapped a venomous zebra cobra on a north Raleigh porch Wednesday night, highlighting the nearly 48-hour ordeal across North Carolina.<br /><br />After guiding the cobra into a bucket, the glue over its body was carefully removed.<br /><br />The WRAL cameras captured the striped snake crawling out of the siding of a Sandringham Drive house, onto the front porch. 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 />Early [http://twitter.com/home?status=http://xurl.es/8n3p9 brisbane north snake catcher] , early Tuesday morning, a 911 call from inside the same house sparked the search.<br /><br />RaleighCobra: T-shirts, memes and Twitter accounts inspired by roaming venomous snake residents#RaleighCobra: North Raleigh Spitting Cobras T-shirt from House of Swank<br /><br />The ordeal is over at last, said neighbor Joan Nelson.<br /><br />'I feel very safe now,' she said. After this experience, I feel like I can go outside, walk on the deck, or even go for a jog. Though I do feel a little sorry for the snake.<br /><br />Trying to find a zebra cobra laying on a porch in a north Raleigh neighborhood where one is missing. <br /><br />Even a morning walk with your dog becomes dangerous due to the snake's ability to spit up to nine feet and be as fast as a zebra cobra. It is very dangerous, according to the African Snakebite Institute. A victim's nervous system could be shut down by the venom.<br /><br />Anyone exposed to the poison of the cobra would experience immediate pain, swelling, irritation, vomiting, and diarrhea. A high fever and breathing difficulties would follow, which could lead to respiratory failure.<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. Venom is more likely to be sprayed by them, since their venom hits straight for the eye since they are so accurate.<br /><br />The risk of keeping this snake as a pet prevents Locke from recommending this snake for this purpose.<br /><br />Sleeping is the most common time when people are bitten. A bit could cause health issues for years, research shows.<br /><br />There was a police search of a home near 6917 Chamonix Place where a cobra was last observed on Tuesday afternoon.<br /><br />In March, there was an issue with the animals at that home. They returned on Monday and Tuesday after the zebra cobra was discovered on a porch about a half mile away.<br /><br />The records of the county show Rebecca and Keith Gifford live at the address. A Facebook account associated with Keith Gifford shows several photos of snakes that Christopher Gifford also owns.<br /><br />On his TikTok account, Christopher Gifford has more than 460000 followers. In one of his posts, he claims to have a 7-foot-long 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.<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.

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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.