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.

PHOTOS: Florida snakes 

 

 

WFLA.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s