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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Dec 10, 2001
Location: West Haven, Connecticut

Animal: Cobra Snake
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Reptile

Summary: A 25-year-old man was bitten by his poisonous “pet” cobra snake. Man was hospitalized for several days while undergoing antivenintreatment. Surgery might be necessary to repair the damage done by the venom.

Source: Associated Press

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