5-foot long venomous cobra missing from enclosure in Ft. Myers found

Missing cobra - Photo from FWC

UPDATE: The missing cobra has been located and trapped.  Multiple reports say FWC have located the missing reptile and are handling the case.


Search efforts are currently underway for a missing Asian monocled cobra in Ft. Myers.

The cobra escaped its enclosure in a residence near the Stratton Rd./Kitty Hawk Dr. area.

Florida Fish and Wildlife officials say the snake is approximately five feet in length, with distinctive multi-color markings.

If this exotic venomous reptile is encountered, call the Wildlife Alert hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922) or email or text Tip@MyFWC.com and report all details.

Please do not approach or attempt to capture this snake.