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Chewing Cable Burns Calories

Could the cable chewing diet be next? There's evidence it really works. A team of researchers calculated that chewing cable-wire burns up about 50 calories an hour.

The researchers figured that a squirrel who chews cable 20 minutes, 3 times per week will lose weight.

Squirrels chewing cable-wire has long been a mystery until now. Researchers suggest that squirrels who chew them are attempting to slim down. The real problem occurs when the squirrel chews live cable, often shutting down part of a cities power supply and generally losing it's life in the process.


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