A venomous king cobra spanning 2.2 meters (7 feet) in length that escaped from its home at a Swedish zoo has gone back home by itself, putting a happy finish to a drama that spanned over a week and involved the kidnapping of its animal companion. The venomous snake, whose official name is Sir Vass (Sir Hiss), made its way into the aquarium at Skansen in Stockholm, which is an open-air museum and park located on Djurgarden island in the city. It entered the tank through a light socket in the roof of the aquarium.
Statement from Skansen Aquarium CEO
According to wgme the snake was able to break away from its glass enclosure on the 22nd of October and make its way to freedom. An aquarium is one of the attractions that can be found at the zoo. “Houdini, as we named him, has crawled back into his terrarium,” CEO Jonas Wahlstrom of the Skansen Aquarium told the Swedish public on Sunday.
“Houdini” was located earlier this week, after a thorough search utilizing X-ray machines, in a crowded location close to the terrarium in the insulation that is located between two walls. The discovery came earlier in the week. This finding was uncovered as a direct consequence of the search that had been carried out in the past.
After holes were drilled into the walls in the area where the cobra was hiding on Saturday night, the X-ray cameras on Sunday morning were unable to identify the existence of the snake in the room. It came out that the snake had given up on its freedom trip and gone back to its terrarium rather than continuing its journey. This was revealed.
According to what Wahlstrom said about Houdini’s desire to leave the facility, “He wanted to go home again as it was highly stressful for him with all the holes in the walls,” Houdini’s desire to leave the facility was motivated by the fact that Houdini wanted to return home. Wahlstrom told SVT that Houdini’s desire to leave the facility was motivated by what Wahlstrom said about Houdini’s desire to leave the facility.
Description about the cobra Houdini
If the snake had gotten out of the facility and been subjected to the harsh weather conditions, the amusement park said that it would not have been able to survive. A king cobra has the potential to reach a length of up to 5.5 meters (18 feet) in length, and the Philippines, Indonesia, and India are the most common places to locate them in the wild.
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