Following many hours of consultation and preparation by officers from Raleigh police and animal control, a glue trap was finally able to capture the deadly snake on a north Raleigh porch on Wednesday night, ending an eventful 48-hour period that attracted attention throughout North Carolina.The glue was removed from the cobra's body after being guided into a red bucket and brought to a safe location.WRAL's cameras caught the snake the previous day crawling onto the porch of a house on Sandringham Drive. In looking around, the hood of the vulture was visible.When officers confirmed it was the snake, they walked back from the camera crew before moving in to try and capture it.The search was sparked by a 911 call from the same home early Tuesday.WEEKLY NEWSResearchers attempt to trap a venomous zebra cobra in north Raleigh but locate a glue trap insteadThis page contains information about the Raleigh Cobra, a venomous snakeThe event took place at 7:21 a.m. EDT on July 1, 2021The time has been updated to 10 a.m. EDT on July 13, 2021We are Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher & Matt Talhelm, from WRAL; Heather Leah & Maggie Brown, multiplatform producersARLINGTON, N.C. Following hours of consultation and preparation by Raleigh police and animal control officers, 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.A red bucket was used to guide the cobra into a safe location so that the glue could be removed from its body completely.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. In looking around, the hood of the vulture was visible.When officers confirmed it was the snake, they walked back from the camera crew before moving in to try and capture it.On Tuesday, police searched the same home after receiving a 911 call there.Raleigh Cobra T-shirt from House of Swank#RaleighCobra?: T-shirts, memes, and Twitter accounts inspired by roaming venomous snakesJoan Nelson expressed relief that the ordeal is over.My feeling of security has improved, she said. Now that I'm outside, I can go on my deck and have a walk. It's very sad for the snake, though.Snake laying out on a porch in a north Raleigh neighborhood where a zebra cobra has gone missing. Even a morning dog walk can prove dangerous for this snake, a zebra cobra that can spit up to nine feet. Consequently, the African Snakebite Institute says the snake is very dangerous. It could cause a victim's nervous system to shut down.Anyone who has been poisoned by the cobra will feel pain, swelling, irritation, vomiting, and diarrhea. In the next few hours, a heavy fever would occur, as well as respiratory difficulty.Avian and Exotic Animal Care is owned and operated by veterinarian Salina Locke. Cobras of this kind usually do not bite. Venom is more likely to be sprayed by them, since their venom hits straight for the eye since they are so accurate.The snake is not recommended as a pet by Locke due to its risk.During sleep, most bites occur. A bit could cause health issues for years, research shows.There was a police search of a home near 6917 Chamonix Place where a cobra was last observed on Tuesday afternoon.In March, the police visited that residence four times for an animal issue. They returned Monday and Tuesday after seeing the zebra cobra on a porch about a half mile away.There are county records showing that Keith and Rebecca Gifford live at that address. A Facebook account associated with Keith Giffords shows several photos of snakes, which he identifies as being his son's, Christopher.On TikTok?, Christopher Gifford has over 460000 followers. He claims to have a zebra cobra seven feet long on one of his posts.

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