Snake Handler Bitten by Deadly Cobra During Performance

May 14, 2012 Updated May 14, 2012 at 5:12 PM EDT

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Snake Handler Bitten by Deadly Cobra During Performance

May 14, 2012 Updated May 14, 2012 at 5:12 PM EDT

A 24-year-old Florida woman received quite a scare over the weekend.

According to the Miami Herald, the woman -- who is a snake handler -- was bitten by a venomous three-foot cobra during a performance at a Florida hotel and casino over the weekend. The woman was in stable condition at a hospital as of Sunday, according to the Herald story.

Read the Miami Herald story HERE.