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Australia's high-speed, state-of-the-art broadband network under attack from thousands of birds. The birds the damage are Australia's ubiquitous and colourful cockatoos. They have a liking for chewing the broadband cables that Australian towns and cities. They are hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to the cables. The National Broadband Network (NBN) company that the fibre-optic cables reports that they to spend around $60,000 each time they are out to the cables. The birds' handiwork is also causing great frustration to Internet users across the country. Internet users have Internet outages and painfully slow speeds.

Cockatoos are a type of parrot which normally fruit, nuts, wood and bark. A spokeswoman from NBN said she at a loss as to why the birds had partial to chewing the cables. She guessed that it was the colourful plastic that the power lines and broadband cables. She told reporters: "They are constantly their beaks and as a result will and tear apart anything they come across. Unfortunately, they've a liking to our cables." She joked: "You wouldn’t it was possible, but these birds are unstoppable when in a swarm. I that's Australia for you; if the spiders and snakes don't you, the cockatoos will."

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