Despite the efforts of animal control officers and law enforcement, a glue trap snared a venomous zebra cobra on a north Raleigh porch Wednesday night, a 48-hour incident that generated nationwide interest.The glue was removed from the cobra's body by putting it in a red bucket and transporting it to a safe location.Earlier in the day, WRAL's cameras caught the snake crawling out of a siding onto a porch on Sandringham Drive. In looking around, the hood of the vulture was visible.After confirming it was a snake, Animal Control officers moved the camera crews back of the area and attempted to capture it there.Early Tuesday, early Tuesday morning, a 911 call from inside the same house sparked the search.WESTERN NEWSIn north Raleigh, the days-long hunt for a venomous zebra cobra is ended by a glue trapThis page contains information about the Raleigh Cobra, a venomous snakeI posted this at 7:21 a.m. EDT on July 1, 2021.10:00 a.m., July 13 2021By Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher & Matt Talhelm, WRAL reporters, and Heather Leah & Maggie Brown, multiplatform producersCHARLOTTE, N.C. Despite hours of preparation by animal control and law enforcement officers, a venomous zebra cobra was captured with a glue trap on a north Raleigh porch Wednesday night, capping an event that garnered attention throughout the state.Glue was removed from the cobra's body by placing it in a red bucket and moving it to a safe location.A striped snake was captured by WRAL cameras crawling onto a front porch on Sandringham Drive earlier in the day. As it lifted its head, the hood was visible.After confirming it was a snake, Animal Control officers moved the camera crews back of the area and attempted to capture it there.An early morning 911 call from that same home prompted the search.Tee from House of Swank featuring North Raleigh's spitting cobras#RaleighCobra?: T-shirts, memes and Twitter accounts inspired by the venomous snakeNeighbor Joan Nelson said the ordeal was over.It makes me feel much safer, she said. After this experience, I feel like I can go outside, walk on the deck, or even go for a jog. Though I do feel a little sorry for the snake.A zebra cobra has been missing from a north Raleigh neighborhood where this stunted snake is seen. Zebra cobras are fast, can spit up to nine feet, and can spit at high speeds, making even morning dog walks dangerous. The African Snakebite Institute reports that this snake is very dangerous. A victim's nervous system could shut down if stung with venom.An immediate reaction to the poison of a cobra is pain, swelling, irritation, vomiting, and diarrhea. In the next few hours, a heavy fever would occur, as well as respiratory difficulty.An experienced veterinarian, Dr. Salina Locke, treats all kinds of pets at the Avian and Exotic Animal Care.Normally, this cobra species does not bite. They spray their venom more often -- they are very accurate and attack straight in the eye, according to her.Due to its dangers, Locke advises against keeping this snake as a pet.Sleeping is the most common time when people are bitten. Research indicates people who are bit can suffer health issues for a long time.In the late afternoon on Tuesday, police searched 6917 Chamonix Place, near the place where the snake was last spotted.In March, there was an issue with the animals at that home. In the afternoon, the zebra cobra was spotted on a porch half a mile away.Keith and Rebecca Gifford live at that address, according to county records. A Facebook account associated with Keith Gifford shows several photos of snakes that Christopher Gifford also owns.The TikTok? account of Christopher Gifford has over 460000 followers. According to one of his posts, he claims to have a 7-foot zebra cobra.

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