Woman Bitten By Cobra At Wildlife Sanctuary

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — A woman has been bitten by a cobra at a Florida wildlife sanctuary.

Capt. Albert Borroto of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue says a call was received at about 5:45 a.m. Thursday regarding the cobra bite at McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary in Loxahatchee. The woman was transported to Palms West Hospital in stable condition.

The circumstances of the bite were not immediately known.

The sanctuary boasts of “the coolest collection of snakes around” on its website.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

More From CBS Tampa

POLL: How Are YOU Celebrating the 4th of July?What does Tampa Bay like to do for the 4th of July? Our poll has the answer!
Fatal Alligators Attacks in Florida Over Past 20 YearsThe body of a 2-year-old Nebraska boy was found Wednesday after he was snatched by an alligator at a...

Listen Live