Video: Broom-wielding Gov. Spencer Cox battles bat in St. George

Gov. Spencer Cox, left, swings a broom at a wayward bat in his parents' southern Utah home. Photo: Screen grab/@SpencerJCox

ST. GEORGE, Utah, April 26, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Gov. Spencer Cox was pressed into duty even on his weekend off when family members noticed a tiny uninvited guest on the wall of his parents’ home in Southern Utah.

“Staying with my parents in St. George and a bat just flew into the house,” Cox tweeted on Sunday.

“By the reaction of my mom, wife and daughter, I assumed it was a mountain lion. Armed with brooms, dad and I got it out.

“My apologies to the neighbors and the bat who are likely traumatized by the chaos.”

Cox even shared video evidence:


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