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Canada in intriguing internet outage

Published: Apr 2021

A town in British Columbia, Canada found an intriguing culprit behind a recent internet outage which cut Wi-Fi and phone reception for 12 hours.

A beaver munching on a twig

When engineers investigated, they found that beavers were the source of the trouble, having chewed through cables, with parts of the underground cabling found in the beavers’ home!

This makes it the most Canadian story of 2021!

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