Have you ever carried a forbidden item on an airplane?

December 5, 2012 | Updated: 11:14 a.m., December 6, 2012

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A snake on a plane from Cairo, Egypt to Kuwait forced an emergency landing in an Egyptian resort town on the Red Sea.

An Egyptian newspaper says a man who owns a reptile shop tried to carry on a cobra.

The cobra reportedly got out of its bag, bit the man on the hand and slithered under airplane seats.

The man refused treatment.

Food for Thought: Have You Ever Carried a Forbidden Item on an Airplane?