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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: May 14, 2012
Location: Broward County, Florida

Animal: Indian Cobra
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Non-accredited Zoo
Facility Name: Miccosukee Indian Tribe Facility

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Reptile

Summary: A professional snake handler in Broward County is recoving from a cobra bite suffered during a live show at a Miccosukee Indian Tribe facility. The femal henalder was bitten by an Indian Cobra, approximately 3-feet long, and considered among the deadliest snakes in the world. The snake handler is recovering.

Source: Miami Herald.com

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