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This video was prepared for the ABC TV news of 22nd April 1994.
The first part of the video explains the problems Telecom is having with hairy-nosed wombats damaging buried optical fibre cable.
The second part explains the work in a cockatoo aviary testing various treatments of aerial optical fibre cable for resistance to cockatoo damage.
00:33 Bruce Chisholm
01:23 Geoff Goode
Last updated: April 10, 2005