Following many hours of consultation and preparation by officers from Raleigh police and animal control, 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.A red bucket was used to place the cobra in the bucket and to transport it to a location where all glue could be removed.WRAL's cameras caught the snake the previous day crawling onto the porch of a house on Sandringham Drive. A hood was visible wherever it turned its head.Camera crews had to be redirected after Animal Control officers confirmed it was a snake before moving in to try to capture it.911 call from that same house sparked the search at the beginning of Tuesday.WESTERN NEWSIn north Raleigh, the days-long hunt for a venomous zebra cobra is ended by a glue trapCobras, venomous snakesThe announcement was posted July 1 at 7:21 a.m. EDTThis page was last updated at 10:00 a.m. EST on July 13, 2021.WRAL reporters Kasey Cunningham, Joe Fisher, and Matt Talhelm; multiplatform producers Heather Leah and Maggie BrownNorth? Carolina, Raleigh Following hours of consultation and preparation by Raleigh police and animal control officers, a zebra cobra was caught on a Raleigh porch on Wednesday night, capping a 48-hour saga that attracted national 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. Its hood was visible when it raised its head to look around.After confirming it was the snake, Animal Control officers moved the camera crews back before moving in to capture it.911 call from that same home sparked the search in the early morning Tuesday.North Raleigh Spitting Cobras T-shirt from House of Swank #RaleighCobra?: T-shirts, memes, twitter accounts -- all inspired by roaming venomous snakesJoan Nelson said she was relieved the ordeal was over.She said she was really happy and that she felt much safer now. Now that I'm outside, I can go on my deck and have a walk. The snake, though, must have felt bad.One zebra cobra has gone missing from a north Raleigh neighborhood where there is a striped snake on a porch. The snake is a zebra cobra and can spit up to nine feet long, making even a morning dog walk a daunting task. The African Snakebite Institute states that the snake is very dangerous. The venom can cause the nervous system to shut down.An immediate reaction to the poison of a cobra is pain, swelling, irritation, vomiting, and diarrhea. In the aftermath, a severe fever and breathing problems would ensue, which could eventually lead to respiratory failure.Avian and Exotic Animal Care is owned and operated by veterinarian Salina Locke.The species of cobras that are found in this area do not bite. They spray their venom more often -- they're very accurate, she said.The risk of keeping this snake as a pet prevents Locke from recommending this snake for this purpose.Most bites occur when a person is sleeping. Bite victims may suffer health problems for years, research reveals.It was Tuesday afternoon when police conducted a search of 6917 Chamonix Place, near the street where the snake was last seen.Four officers were dispatched to that home for an animal issue in March. On Monday and Tuesday, they returned after spotting the zebra cobra on a porch about a half mile away.The records of county government indicate that Keith and Rebecca Gifford reside at this address. 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. His posts claim he has a 7-foot zebra cobra.

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