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March 28, 2011 8:44 pm

Lethal Cobra Missing from Bronx Zoo

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The cobra's venom is so deadly it can kill a full-grown elephant in three hours - or a person in about 15 minutes, according to wildlife experts. File Photo: Marco Dede

Room – The adolescent Egyptian cobra went missing from an off-exhibit enclosure sometime in the afternoon and zookeepers quickly closed off the Reptile House, officials said.

The snake — native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula — was not recovered Saturday night, officials said.

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