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, ending an eventful 48-hour period that attracted attention throughout North Carolina.Cobras in red buckets are guided into a safe location so the glue on their bodies can be removed.The WRAL cameras captured the striped snake crawling out of the siding of a Sandringham Drive house, onto the front porch. Lifting its head, it was able to see its hood.After confirming it was a snake, Animal Control officers moved the camera crews back of the area and attempted to capture it there.911 call from that same home sparked the search in the early morning Tuesday.WEEKLY NEWSA glue trap endangers days-long search in north Raleigh for venomous zebra cobrasTags: Raleigh Cobra, snake venomOn July 1, 2021, at 7:21 a.m. EDTA revised version was added on July 13th, 2010, 10:00 a.m. EDT.WRAL reporters Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher, and Matt Talhelm; multiplatform producers Heather Leah and Maggie BrownN.C., and Raleigh, N.C. Following hours of consultation and preparation by Raleigh police and animal control officers, a glue trap eventually entrapped a venomous zebra cobra on a north Raleigh porch Wednesday night, capping an incident that drew widespread attention.Glue was removed from the cobra's body by placing it in a red bucket and moving it to a safe location.At, 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. Lifting its head, its hood could be seen.After confirming it was a snake, Animal Control officers moved the camera crews back of the area and attempted to capture it there.911 call from that same house sparked the search at the beginning of Tuesday.House of Swank's North Raleigh Spitting Cobra T-shirt #3RaleighCobra?: t-shirts, memes and twitter accounts inspired by roaming venomous snakeShe said the ordeal is over and she is relieved.She said she was really happy and that she felt much safer now. Having gone outside, I feel as though I can now go on my deck and walk around. The snake, though, must have felt bad.The snake in question was found laying out on a porch in a north Raleigh neighborhood where a zebra cobra had been reported missing. 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 cites the snake as extremely dangerous. It is possible for the venom to cause a victim's nervous system to shut down.An immediate reaction to the poison of a cobra is pain, swelling, irritation, vomiting, and diarrhea. Following a heavy fever, breathing problems would result, leading to respiratory failure.An enthusiastic veterinarian, Salina Locke treats all kinds of pets at Avian and Exotic Animal Care.Cobras of this kind usually do not bite. They spray their venom more often -- they're very accurate, she said.The snake is not recommended as a pet by Locke due to its risk.Most bites occur while people are sleeping. Bite victims could be plagued with health problems for years, studies show.There was a police search of 6917 Chamonix Place Tuesday afternoon, near the street where the last sighting of the cobra was reported.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.The records of county government indicate that Keith and Rebecca Gifford reside at this address. On a Facebook page associated with Keith Gifford's name, he posts photos of snakes owned by his son, Christopher.Christopher Gifford has over 460000 followers on TikTok?. His posts claim he has a 7-foot zebra cobra.

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