NEW YORK (AP) -- The missing Bronx Zoo cobra has been found.
Zoo officials say the snake was found Thursday morning in the zoo's Reptile House, nearly a week after it went missing. The Egyptian cobra was found coiled in a dark corner of the reptile house and zoo director Jim Breheny says she is in good health.
The zoo's Reptile House had closed last Friday after the snake disappeared and zoo workers couldn't find it.
In less than a week, the snake has become the stuff of urban legend. Someone even started pretending to be the cobra on Twitter and sent fake updates to legions of followers.
Zoo officials have said they were confident the snake was hiding in the Reptile House but conceded that finding it would be difficult.
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