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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.
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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.