A snake-handler bitten by a King Cobra snake is in a stable condition.
Britain's native snake the Adder has seen a severe decline - so much so that it's lead to the creation of a special breeding programme.
A King Cobra has been called "Sleeping Beauty" after undergoing a three-hour operation after a zoo flew specialist vets to the UK.
West Midlands Safari Park is today celebrating its 40th anniversary.
The 200 acre site has been situated in Bewdley, near Kidderminster, since 1973.
To celebrate its milestone, the park has launched a new drive-through African lion exhibition, which adds to the 1,600 animals on site.
Mark O'Shea, the author and television presenter who was bitten by a King Cobra yesterday is currently in hospital in a stable condition.
He is a reptile expert and had many snakes before.
A snake-handler from West Midlands Safari Park has been air lifted to hospital after he was bitten by a King Cobra.
The man, who is in his 50s, was bitten on his leg on Sunday afternoon.
Snake Venom can be lethal if it enters the bloodstream, however, medics on scene said the man was in a stable condition and was flown to hospital as a precaution.