Animals vs. the internet
The animals have fooled us. Here we are, thousands of years into existence, currently under the impression that animals are mostly very cute, furry things. Just look at this monkey petting a group of puppies. And while we’re busy ooh-ing and aww-ing at the sheer heart-melting-ness of that YouTube video, that same monkey could be plotting to destroy our internet. Kind of.
This week, Reuters reported that India has been struggling to get internet to its provinces because monkeys have been gnawing on the fiber optic cables that line that Ganges River. It sounds like mayhem. Construction crews have had to replace the cables in the holy city of Varanasi just two months after installation, and moving the system underground is…
Source:: The Verge