June 26, 2019 at 2:09 PM EDT – Up to date June 26 at 2:13 PM
FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania lady used a shovel to kill a cobra she noticed slithering on the patio of her condominium.
Kathy Kehoe mentioned the squawking of some blue jays exterior her unit caught her consideration Monday. When she regarded exterior, she noticed a four to 5-foot-long serpent.
The 73-year-old Kehoe says she observed the lateral spot generally discovered on cobras, grabbed a shovel and nudged its tail. When it rose and unfold its hood, she realized it was a cobra. That is when she determined to kill it.
Kathy Kehoe, who lives close to Philadelphia, killed a cobra with a shovel that was slithering by way of her backyard. (Supply: WPVI/CNN)
“I knew what I used to be doing was harmful, I am not a idiot,” she mentioned in a cellphone interview on Tuesday. “I simply acted. I considered the youngsters and different individuals on this neighborhood and I mentioned ‘I can not let this factor get away.'”
Her condominium advanced in Fairless Hills, about 30 miles northeast of Philadelphia, is similar one the place officers eliminated 20 venomous snakes from one other condominium in March. Officers aren’t certain if the cobra had escaped from that unit.
Wildlife officers say individuals who spot snakes ought to name police and let consultants deal with the scenario. In the event you see a venomous snake, go away it’s and name the authorities.
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Nice-grandma makes use of shovel to kill cobra slithering on her patio