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Electric company has to replace utility pole after beaver gets hungry

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This is what one of Cloverland Electric's utility poles in DeTour looked like after a beaver thought it would be a tasty treat. (Cloverland Electric Cooperative)

NORTHERN MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) -- Cloverland Electric is reminding people to report any damaged utility poles after a beaver chewed up one of theirs.

According to their Facebook, an eager beaver sampled on of their poles in DeTour.

Luckily, Cloverland was able to replace the pole without incident.

If you see a damaged pole, either from woodpeckers, snow plows or other culprits, you are asked to report the pole number or location at 1-800-652-4953.