A flock of cockatoos was captured on camera breaking wires connected to a 5G tower in Australia.

The video comes as conspiracy theorists stage protests across Australia opposing the new 5G network's roll-out over unfounded concerns that coronavirus could cause.

"Birds attack a 5G tower, do they sense it's a threat?" the caption of the video reads.

"Well, if that's not a warning from nature itself, then I don't know what is," one person joked.

"The 5G towers are probably interfering with the birds' 'radars,'" added another.

Australia's 5G coronavirus conspiracy theory

A new Essential Research survey showed ludicrous conspiracy theories are shared among the Australian population. Around 12 percent of those surveyed claimed the 5G wireless network was being used to spread coronavirus.

The same number of people say governments are using the pandemic to push people into vaccines.

The findings prompted the federal government to renew alerts about unfounded claims that connected 5G with coronavirus.

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher said any suggestions that there is a link between 5G and coronavirus are utterly baseless.

Fletcher underscored there is no evidence that the use of these radio waves in mobile networks is harmful to health or related to the current health pandemic.

One in eight believes Microsoft founder Bill Gates is responsible for the virus in some way, the poll said. Mr. Gates has contributed millions of dollars to work into developing and manufacturing a coronavirus vaccine.

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Anti-vaxxers and 5G conspiracy buffoons organized a series of minor demonstrations across Australia earlier this month against the coronavirus lockdowns.

At a mass rally held in Melbourne, where 10 arrests were made, conspiracy theorists carrying signs with anti-5G messages joined anti-vaxxers and other rallyists amid lockdown measures.

There were also angry scenes at Mullumbimby near Byron Bay in northern NSW last month when Telstra launched 5G upgrades.

Astonishingly, the council took the worries of its tinfoil hat-bearing residents seriously, saying it had never seen so much electromagnetic activity.

Councilors agreed to halt work on the Telstra tower. They claimed that no 'assurance' had been given that high-speed internet did not affect people's health.

'Dangerous nonsense'

Australian medicine professor and public health advocate John Dwyer described conspiracy theories that 5G causes the deadly virus as 'dangerous nonsense.'

"Even to have a few people think differently than social distancing isn't for them is a silly idea and is putting all of us at risk," he told Seven News last month.

According to Dwyer, the idea of a conspiracy theory turns some people on. He claimed conspiracy theories don't matter that much most of the time. However, it's dangerous for this particular case.

In June 2019, the roll-out of 5 G networks in Australia started with infrastructure using a similar frequency to existing 3G and 4G networks.

The only difference with 5G is that it uses a broader band and can operate at lower speeds.

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