No, all I have are reports of records. Something like that is probably what happened. I'm not sure if this represents an English or a Chinese mistake, though.
"Sounding refers to the insertion of foreign bodies into the urethra,” said Dr. Stephen H. King, M.D., a board-certified urologist. [...] "Sounders have been known to insert a wide variety of objects, including but not limited to catheters, tubes, beads, pencils, batteries, drill bits, and even the head of a decapitated snake. Yes, the latter has been reported.”