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Venomous cobra on the loose in Southern California

Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 00:41

The search continues for an albino cobra on the loose in a Southern California neighborhood after the venomous snake attacked a dog. Linda So reports.

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The search is on for a poisonous albino cobra on the loose in a southern California neighborhood. Animal control officers are passing out fliers warning people who live in the Thousand Oaks community to be on the lookout. SOUNDBITE: ZACK MCMILLEN, DOG BITTEN BY COBRA, SAYING: "A neighbor comes walking over. Do you guys own a pet cobra? We're like wait. Did you say cobra?" Zack McMillen's dog has recovered after being bitten on the neck by the cobra on Labor Day. Now the hunt is on for the venomous snake and its owner. SOUNDBITE: DENNIS ROSENBERG, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE, SAYING: "Initially, we were told it very likely belongs to a particular person. He denied owning it or knowing anything about it." Officials have secured anti-venom from the San Diego Zoo just in case the cobra attacks a person.

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Venomous cobra on the loose in Southern California

Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 00:41