Despite the consultation and preparation by animal control officers, 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.A red bucket was used to guide the cobra into a safe location where all glue could be removed from its body.The snake was seen crawling onto a porch of a house on Sandringham Drive earlier in the day. Looking around, its hood was visible as it lifted its head.When Animal Control officers confirmed the snake was the one they moved camera crews back before they attempted to catch it.Early Tuesday, a 911 call from that home sparked the search.NEWS FROM THE AREAResearchers attempt to trap a venomous zebra cobra in north Raleigh but locate a glue trap insteadPosted in Snakes, Raleigh CobraThis? was posted July 1, 2021 7:21 a.m. EDTThe time has been updated to 10 a.m. EDT on July 13, 2021By Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher & Matt Talhelm, WRAL reporters, and Heather Leah & Maggie Brown, multiplatform producersThe North Carolina capital is Raleigh. Despite hours of consultation and preparation of law enforcement and animal control officers, a glue trap finally captured a venomous zebra cobra on a north Raleigh porch Wednesday, bowing out a nearly 48-hour ordeal that gained national attention.After guiding the cobra into a bucket, the glue over its body was carefully removed.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. Lifting its head, it was able to see its hood.The Wildlife Control officers moved camera crews back after confirming that this is the snake, then went in to attempt to capture it.911 call from that same home sparked the search in the early morning Tuesday.Shirt featuring North Raleigh Spitting Cobras from House of Swank#RaleighCobra?: T-shirts, memes and Twitter accounts influenced by venomous snakes roaming the cityA neighbor, Joan Nelson, said she is relieved the ordeal is over.She said she feels much safer now and is very happy. It feels as if I can now go outside and enjoy the scenery. Nevertheless, I feel somewhat sorry for the snake.A striped snake lies out on a porch in a north Raleigh neighborhood where a zebra cobra has disappeared. 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. African Snakebite Institute has described the snake as very dangerous. A victim's nervous system could shut down if stung with venom.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.Dr. Salina Locke, a veterinarian at Avian and Exotic Animal Care, treats all kinds of animals.The cobra in this species usually does not bite. They spray their venom more often -- they're very accurate, she said.Due to its dangers, Locke advises against keeping this snake as a pet. Most bites occur when a person is sleeping. Health problems can linger for years for people who are bit, according to research.Police searched a home on 6917 Chamonix Place on Tuesday, near where the cobra was last seen.In March, the police visited that residence four times for an animal issue. In the afternoon, the zebra cobra was spotted on a porch half a mile away.At that address, Keith and Rebecca Gifford inhabit the house, according to county records. The Facebook page containing Keith Gifford's name contains several photos of snakes that he claims to own.Chris Gifford has more than 460000 followers on TikTok?. According to one of his posts, he claims to have a 7-foot zebra cobra.

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