Squirrel Damage 
A customer in North Carolina writes:

"The critter didn't get into the box although it tried (see pictures).  He or she was after the wires.  I thought only squirrels liked wires that much.  This one was way to big to be a squirrel.  It was able to yank both the grey and yellow cables so that the RJ-45 jacks were ripped away from the circuit board.  Then it pulled hard enough so that the yellow cable came away from the RJ-45 jack.  It gnawed through the grey cable completely.  It's favorite was the solar array cable - it must of worked a long time on the bushing.  After it had yanked and gnawed enough the solar cable shorted which probably caused the controller to go."
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A customer in North Carolina writes:

"The critter didn't get into the box although it tried (see pictures). He or she was after the wires. I thought only squirrels liked wires that much. This one was way to big to be a squirrel. It was able to yank both the grey and yellow cables so that the RJ-45 jacks were ripped away from the circuit board. Then it pulled hard enough so that the yellow cable came away from the RJ-45 jack. It gnawed through the grey cable completely. It's favorite was the solar array cable - it must of worked a long time on the bushing. After it had yanked and gnawed enough the solar cable shorted which probably caused the controller to go."
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I had bent the anemometer cups back into a shape resembling round before I 
got your request for photos. All three were crushed to about a half moon 
shape.  Here's a after field repair.
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I had bent the anemometer cups back into a shape resembling round before I
got your request for photos. All three were crushed to about a half moon
shape. Here's a after field repair.
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