Poisonous Egyptian Cobra That Escaped Bronx Zoo Cage is Found

The venomous Bronx Zoo Egyptian cobra that alarmed and delighted New Yorkers when it escaped from its enclosure was found today, ending a six day search for the celebrated snake. The elusive snake was found "coiled, sort of secluded in a dark corner" about 9 a.m. a couple hundred feet away from the enclosure she had slipped out of, said Bronx Zoo Director Jim Breheny. It was recovered by a Reptile House employee using "special tongs to grip the animal," Breheny said. The poisonous cobra...Full Story
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