Missing Bronx Zoo Cobra Found
Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 02:53 PM
The missing Bronx Zoo cobra has been found, officials said Thursday.
The disappeared Egyptian cobra whose whereabouts drew national attention since she went missing from its habitat last week.
Zoo officials said the snake was found Thursday morning in the zoo's Reptile House, nearly a week after it went missing. The Egyptian cobra was found coiled in a dark corner of the reptile house and zoo director Jim Breheny said she is in good health.
A Twitter account @BronxZoosCobra that chronicles the critter's fictitious travels throughout the city has drawn more than 200,000 followers since Monday.
On Thursday, BronxZoosCobra implied that she made her way to the Yankees' home opener: "If you see a bag of peanuts inexplicably moving along the ground at Yankee Stadium today. Just ignore it. It's probably nothing."
With the Associated Press