Bronx Zoo Cobra
David Villalobos, 25, jumped from a monorail car and into the zoo’s Wild Asia exhibit on Sept. 21. He told authorities that his leap was not a suicide attempt.
From a protest that swept New York, the nation and the world, to a social media-based political sex scandal, CBSNewYork.com is taking a look back at the most captivating stories of 2011.
New Yorkers were understandably concerned when Mia busted out of her enclosure, but took the escape in stride – even laughing along with her bogus Twitter account. In Zanesville, Ohio, however, the situation has taken a much more serious – and deadly – turn.
As with just about anything in the Internet age, from the Bronx Zoo Cobra to Double Rainbows to Charlie Sheen, there’s been an explosion of merchandise available online inspired to the Occupy Wall Street demonstration.
She’s captured the affection of thousands, perhaps millions, across the globe, and now CBSNewYork.com has the exclusive interview with her that you won’t find anywhere else.
The slithering sensation that captivated the attention of New Yorkers – and the nation – this week is safely back in its terrarium. The 20-inch deadly serpent was found lurking in the shadows of the reptile house about 200 feet from its cage.
The elusive Bronx Zoo Cobra is no longer missing.