Bronx cobra named M.I.A. for famous escape

THE BRONX - The infamous Bronx Zoo cobra that disappeared for six days has been given a name ? M.I.A. or Missing In Action.

The adolescent cobra was reported missing from its section in the Reptile House of the zoo. The story garnered multiple reports, a twitter page and international attention. The reptile, which turns venomous when it reaches adulthood, was found coiled in a dark area in the piping underneath the Reptile House.

Zoo officials say the cobra is in good health and is simply being called ?Mia.?

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