`A western Iowa woman is recovering from the shock of finding a drowned bat in her tea mug – after she sipped from the cup all day. The brown bat, about the size of two tea bags, was found a few weeks ago by a 60-year-old Woodbury County woman, said Chuck Cipperley, an environmental director for the Siouxland health office in Sioux City. [..]
Mike Pentella, program manager at University Hygienic Laboratory, said the bat was a first for the lab.
“We test many, many bats,” he said, “but none that have drowned in a cup of tea before.”‘