November 2011 Newsbytes archive
Last month, some things happened. Here is an archive of them.
Fred: In these economic downturn times, more people rent out sheep or goats as lawn mowers, or teach raising your own chickens for food.
GreenReaper: And now to YouTube. Hacked?
Equivamp: Ukraine is preparing for a football championship ... by the slaughter of countless stray cats and dogs via poisoning, shooting and even burning them alive. To help stop this, you can sign this petition at thepetitionsite.com.
GreenReaper: Brits think children are ‘becoming feral’.
GreenReaper: Meet the saber-tooth squirrel.
GreenReaper: WSJ on bronies - furries next?
Rakuen Growlithe: The actual WSJ article.
dronon: Puss in Boots is a simple, fun movie, worth seeing. Very little toilet humor, no pop culture references, an acrobatic female cat foil for Puss, and other interesting characters. Worth seeing!
Fred: Can't defecate for 4 to 6 weeks? The animal husbandry of rearing rare okapis in zoos.
Rakuen Growlithe: Wikifur is mentioned as one of 5 terrifying bastardizations of the Wikipedia model.
Rakuen Growlithe: @Fred: It says Western black rhinos in West Africa, not all black rhinos everywhere.
Rakuen Growlithe Some male marsh harriers pretend to be females.
GreenReaper: Scientists mull conservation triage.
Higgs Raccoon: PETA attacks Nintendo over fur-wearing Mario.
Fred: Why geese are monogamous.
Fred: Ancient Egyptians worshiped animals and mummified them, to the point of extinction of some species.
Rakuen Growlithe: Rather surprisingly, there are cat agility contests.
Rakuen Growlithe: Even famous scientist/atheist blogger PZ Meyers knows about furries.
mwalimu: Sci-fi/Fantasy author Anne McCaffrey passed away yesterday (11/21). She was 85 years old.
GreenReaper: Bunnies test augmented lens.
Rakuen Growlithe: A wandering wolf is becoming famous in Oregon.
Equivamp: Yesterday, FurNation suffered a "massive drive failure". The chatroom, however, is still online.