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Following many hours of 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, capping a 48-hour case involving North Carolina media.<br /><br />Cobras in red buckets are guided into a safe location so the glue on their bodies can be removed.<br /><br />WRAL's cameras caught the snake the previous day crawling onto the porch of a house on Sandringham Drive. When it lifted its head to look around, its hood was visible.<br /><br />After confirming the snake was the one they were trying to capture, Animal Control officers moved the camera crews back.<br /><br />An early morning 911 call from that same home prompted the search.<br /><br />LOCALIZED NEWS<br /><br />In north Raleigh, the days-long hunt for a venomous zebra cobra is ended by a glue trap<br /><br />This page contains information about the Raleigh Cobra, a venomous snake<br /><br />I posted this at 7:21 a.m. EDT on July 1, 2021.<br /><br />The following was updated on July 13 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time<br /><br /><br /><br />The report was compiled by WRAL reporters Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher and Matt Talhelm, and multiplatform producers Heather Leah &amp; Maggie Brown<br /><br />N.C., Raleigh Following a 48-hour saga that garnered attention from across North Carolina, a venomous zebra cobra was caught with a glue trap on a Raleigh porch Wednesday night, capping an event that garnered attention throughout the state.<br /><br />A red bucket was used to guide the cobra into a safe location so that the glue could be removed from its body completely.<br /><br />A striped snake was spotted earlier in the day crawling out of the siding of a house on Sandringham Drive, onto the front porch of a house. When it lifted its head to look around, the top of its hood was visible.<br /><br />When Animal Control officers confirmed the snake was the one they moved camera crews back before they attempted to catch it.<br /><br />The search was sparked by a 911 call from the same home early Tuesday.<br /><br />North Raleigh Spitting Cobras T-shirt from House of Swank #RaleighCobra: T-shirts, memes, twitter accounts -- all inspired by roaming venomous snakes<br /><br />It was a relief to neighbor Joan Nelson to have the ordeal over.<br /><br />'I feel very safe now,' she said. After spending time on my deck, I feel like I can go outside now. Though I do feel a little sorry for the snake.<br /><br />The snake in question was found laying out on a porch in a north Raleigh neighborhood where a zebra cobra had been reported missing. <br /><br />Having a snake that can spit up to nine feet long can make even a morning dog walk a frightening experience. Approximately 60% of all snakebite deaths occur in Africa. A victim's nervous system could shut down if stung with venom.<br /><br />Someone who is bitten by the poison of a cobra would feel pain, swelling, gastrointestinal irritation, vomiting, and diarrhea. In the next few hours, a heavy fever would occur, as well as respiratory difficulty.<br /><br />The Avian and Exotic Animal Care is run by veterinarian Salina Locke, who treats all types of pets.<br /><br />Cobras of this kind usually do not bite. They spray their venom more often -- they're very accurate, she said.<br /><br />Due to the risks, Locke does not recommend this snake as a pet.<br /><br />Bite incidents are most common during sleep. Research shows that people who are bit may suffer health issues for years.<br /><br />Police searched a home on 6917 Chamonix Place on Tuesday, near where the cobra was last seen.<br /><br /> [https://mycapitol.captechu.edu/ICS/Campus_Life/Campus_Groups/CapVets/Discussion.jnz?portlet=Forums&amp;screen=PostView&amp;screenType=change&amp;id=f73a2da0-af09-49dd-b5b7-a57fe027754b logan snake catcher] In March, police visited the home four times because of an animal problem. Approximately half a mile away, they spotted the zebra cobra on a porch, prompting them to return on Monday and Tuesday.<br /><br />The records of the county show Rebecca and Keith Gifford live at the address. His Facebook account shows several pictures of snakes he claims are owned by his son, Christopher, according to the account.<br /><br />Christopher Gifford has more than 460000 followers on TikTok. 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.

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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.