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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Jun 14, 2011
Location: Putnam Lake, New York

Animal: Black Mamba Snake
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Escape of animal, Attack resulting in human death
Species: Reptile

Summary: A woman died after apparently being bitten by her pet Black Mamba. The woman also had more than six dozen snakes, 56 of which were poisonous, including a cobra, which is illegal to possess without a permit. A state investigation is underway. All 75 snakes are currently being housed at the Bronx Zoo.

Source: NewYorkCBSLocal.com

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