Co­bra evades zoo staff

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

STAFF at New York’s Bronx Zoo were re­sort­ing to in­creas­ingly cre­ative meth­ods to catch a deadly Egyp­tian co­bra that re­mained at large last night. Among the tech­niques em­ployed were traps baited with live mice. But world-renowned rat­tlesnake han­dler Glenn John­son said there were bet­ter ways to catch a co­bra. ‘‘ Traps al­most never work,’’ he said.

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