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Updated: 06/23/2014 04:15:00PM

Cobra strikes local man

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PORT CHARLOTTE — A local man was hospitalized after he was bitten by a cobra on Saturday.

Frank Costello, 39, of Port Charlotte, drove himself to Peace River Regional Medical Center around 9:30 p.m. after a monocled cobra measuring about 2 feet long bit his finger. Costello was cleaning the snake’s cage at Ridgeway Reptiles on Kindred Avenue in Port Charlotte.

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