Monocled cobra missing in Fort Myers located

File image courtesy FWC via Facebook. Photo by Lewis Mark Pellicer

FORT MYERS, FL (WFLA) – An Asian monocled cobra went missing in Ft. Meyers, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Facebook page. The reptile was located Saturday afternoon.

According to FWC, the cobra escaped from its enclosure in a home near the intersection of Stratton Road and Kitty Hawk Drive in Fort Myers. The snake is about five feet long, with the distinctive markings, according to the Facebook post.

FW specialists confirmed they located the missing reptile Saturday afternoon. They said the snake will be held at a licensed facility until the case is resolved.

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