The highly venomous cobra which escaped from its terrarium in the Noord Brabant village of Made has been recaptured after over 24 hours on the loose.
The yellow cobra was spotted gliding into a neighbour’s shed on Saturday morning. The man alerted the owner who then caught the snake.
Locals had been urged to keep doors and windows shut and not to allow their children to play outside because of the risk of being bitten.
The owner has decided to give the snake to a reptile sanctuary in Delft.
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.Make a donation