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Posted: 9/3/2015 9:08:28 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/3/2015 9:10:57 AM EDT by maleante]
Someone misplaced one in Orlando. Whoops.

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Escaped king cobra on the loose in Orlando
Published On: Sep 02 2015 08:07:29 PM EDT

Updated On: Sep 03 2015 07:33:44 AM EDT
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ORLANDO, Fla. -
A king cobra has reportedly escaped from its owner in the Orlando area, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

The escaped king cobra was reported Wednesday by its owner, who is a licensed and bonded to care for exotic animals, but the snake actually went missing Tuesday, officials said.

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The privately owned, non-native, venomous snake was reported to have escaped from its cage at a home in the 4800 block of North Apopka Vineland Road in Orlando.

"It wasn't deliberately let out from what we can see. Looks like it escaped its cage it was in," said Capt. Chris Roszkowiak of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

The snake is approximately 8 feet and is green and yellow. A permit is required to possess a king cobra and owners are required to report escaped animals immediately.

The owner, Mike Kennedy, is an exotic animal dealer and star of the Discovery Channel reality show "Airplane Repo." Officials said he could face criminal penalties for not telling authorities about the escape immediately.

Officials believe the snake is likely to stay close to home in a densely wooded area.

Neighbors are especially wary.

"I'm going to go load my guns. Well, they're already loaded, but I'm going to have them ready for sure. I mean, that thing's big enough to take you down for sure," said James McLeod, who lives nearby.

http://m.wesh.com/news/king-cobra-escapes-in-orlando-area/35071872
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:09:30 AM EDT
"Look Mommy a snake"
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:09:45 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/3/2015 9:10:43 AM EDT by Medicfrost]
Originally Posted By maleante:
Someone misplaced one in Orlando. Whoops.
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How many of these things are on the loose?

http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_1_5/1784193_Lost_King_Cobra__8_feet_long__REWARD.html
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:10:30 AM EDT
You didn't really even need to add the "FL" in your title. We already knew that
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:11:50 AM EDT
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How many of these things are on the loose?

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Originally Posted By Medicfrost:
Originally Posted By maleante:
Someone misplaced one in Orlando. Whoops.


How many of these things are on the loose?

http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_1_5/1784193_Lost_King_Cobra__8_feet_long__REWARD.html



Too many
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Too many
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Originally Posted By maleante:
Originally Posted By Medicfrost:
Originally Posted By maleante:
Someone misplaced one in Orlando. Whoops.


How many of these things are on the loose?

http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_1_5/1784193_Lost_King_Cobra__8_feet_long__REWARD.html



Too many


Snakes on space mountain ....

Were all fucked...


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Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:14:25 AM EDT
It's believed by some that we already have a breeding population of king cobras in the wild here in Florida.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:15:37 AM EDT
Lol, "in going to load my guns, well, there already loaded..."
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:18:36 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By America-first:
It's believed by some that we already have a breeding population of king cobras in the wild here in Florida.
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I love behind the Serpentarium.  One snake doesn't scare me.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:20:33 AM EDT

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Lol, "in going to load my guns, well, there already loaded..."
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Author did not have such poor grammar.

 
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I love behind the Serpentarium.  One snake doesn't scare me.
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/images/fl/FLSTCserpentarium_sharp.jpg
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Originally Posted By Medicfrost:
Originally Posted By America-first:
It's believed by some that we already have a breeding population of king cobras in the wild here in Florida.


I love behind the Serpentarium.  One snake doesn't scare me.
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/images/fl/FLSTCserpentarium_sharp.jpg



You're a tougher man than me, but if I were you I'd find a better place to love if I were you.

Just saying'.
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You're a tougher man than me, but if I were you I'd find a better place to love if I were you.

Just saying'.
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Originally Posted By Medicfrost:
Originally Posted By America-first:
It's believed by some that we already have a breeding population of king cobras in the wild here in Florida.


I love behind the Serpentarium.  One snake doesn't scare me.
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/images/fl/FLSTCserpentarium_sharp.jpg



You're a tougher man than me, but if I were you I'd find a better place to love if I were you.

Just saying'.


That just made my day LOL
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Lol, "in going to load my guns, well, there already loaded..."
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What's this guy's Screen name?
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:36:27 AM EDT
#8 face shot will fix that problem.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:38:04 AM EDT
King Snake will take care of that. My Uncle kept them around encase any of his Rattle Snakes got out.
Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:38:26 AM EDT
Where is Rikki-Tikki-Tavi when you need him?






Link Posted: 9/3/2015 9:53:14 AM EDT
one eyed purple headed panty python is the only snake I keep. If I was to catch the fugitive low crawling king cobra, I would pre install belt adjustment holes. At 8ft I believe I would have more than enough for a nice belt. Well depending on method of capture.
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