Update: The cobra has been spotted and is being kept in a licensed facility.
— MyFWC (@MyFWC) November 7, 2015
Search efforts are currently underway for a missing Asian monocled cobra in Ft. Myers.
The cobra escaped its enclosure in a residence near the Stratton Rd./Kitty Hawk Dr. area.
Florida Fish and Wildlife officials say the snake is approximately five feet in length, with distinctive multi-color markings.
If this snake is found, call the Wildlife Alert hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922) or email Tip@MyFWC.com and report all details.