Very, very Canadian news.
"Internet down in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, after beaver chews through fibre cable."
"The beavers dug underground alongside the creek to reach the cable, which is buried about three feet underground and protected by a 4.5-inch thick conduit. The beavers first chewed through the conduit before chewing through the cable in multiple locations.
They also appear to be using Telus materials to build their home. There is fibre marking tape, usually buried underground, on top of their dam."
Good, good beavers.
@rek "So how'd you beavers learn where to dig for the buried cable?"
"Well we're engineers. It's our business to know. Also Charlotte over there took an IT correspondence course."
@rek very on brand for tumbler ridge
I worked there for a week. The only person able to serve drinks was on vacation, so there was sprite or nothing. The hotel restaurant also only had chicken fingers, so yeah, sprite and chicken fingers
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