Missing Bronx Zoo Cobra Found

Thursday, March 31, 2011

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


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Comments [2]

Nalani Clark from Brooklyn, NY

I love NPR, and am a member,so please take this as well-intended criticism. I would like very much if you would hire a few, rather than just one announcer for listing your supporters (they're commercials, let's face it). To have one voice only is annoying, especially if one doesn't particularly care for her staccato, disinterested, monotone manner of speaking with a perpetually stuffy nose. I realize she has improved, but I still rush to turn the sound off until I think it's safe to turn up again. No way to have to listen to my favorite station. Please, a little variety?

Apr. 01 2011 02:01 AM
Claudia Crosland from Utah

Not quite sure about the Bronx Zoo--they didn't even give her a name!

Mar. 31 2011 04:23 PM

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