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Live King Cobras Apprehended at JFK

Live King Cobras Apprehended at JFK
Ryan Boyd

On Tuesday, five king cobra snakes and three geckos were discovered during an  X-ray in U.S. Customs and Border Protection at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The reptiles were contained within a Styrofoam container that carried a label claiming that the package contained a “plastic tray.”

“Our CBP officers perform numerous daily tasks to protect the United States from potential dangers. This seizure demonstrates our wide-ranging responsibility in protecting our borders and our partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,” said Leon Hayward, acting director of CBP’s New York Field Operations.

To read more on this story, go to USA Today.

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