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Chinese authorities are still on the hunt for 50 cobras that escaped from an illegal snake farm in August

2 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
round 200 monocled baby cobras escaped from an illegal farming operation in the eastern city of Nanjing that bred snakes for use in Chinese medicinal products, and about a quarter of them are still at large.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.