Mice Give Up Their Lives to Help Find Deadly Cobra Which Is Still at Large


After five days of dealing with the embarrassing situation of having a deadly cobra on the loose, and one who tweets, Bronx Zoo workers have come up with the idea of baiting traps with live mice, reports the New York Post. This is their latest attempt to capture the snake, which they think is still inside the Reptile House. But mice, really? Surely there are more appetizing things for a wayward New York City cobra?

The latest faux Zoo-related Twitter is @BronxZookeeper, who tweets such gems as these:

Clearly, the Bronx Zoo Keeper works in media.

Mice try in search for cobra [NYP]