Cebu Daily Newscast: 2 King Cobras killed in Cebu City

By: CDN Digital February 20,2024 - 06:48 PM

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2 King Cobras killed in Cebu City

2 King Cobras killed in Cebu City

Two King Cobras and a dog toothed cat snake lay dead after an encounter with residents of Sapangdaku, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. | photo by Jenn Nocius

Two King Cobras were recently spotted and killed in a Cebu City barangay heightening fears about the highly venomous reptiles’ presence in the city.

It has been two months since cobra sightings started in Cebu. However, this recent encounter is expected to draw more concern given that they occurred in one if not the biggest barangay in Cebu City and with two cobras sighted.

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