December 2011 Newsbytes archive
A little late this month because I hit the wrong button submitting it the first time. Whoops.
Higgs Raccoon: Utah duck hunter shot in buttocks by his dog.
GreenReaper: You can now download the latest furry podcasts straight from our sidebar.
GreenReaper: Edinburgh’s pandas have arrived.
crossaffliction: I'm so mad I can't even count; that's 10.
GreenReaper: Russians plan woolly mammoth clone.
crossaffliction: Help Rango get a Best Picture nomination, win a free DVD!
Rakuen Growlithe: In Japan the oldest dog in the world has just died. It was 26 years and nine months.
GreenReaper: Hungry polar bears resort to cannibalism.
Fred: A coming ‘Wind in the Willows’ musical is announced. Does anyone remember the 1998 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' opera, which crashed & burned?
GreenReaper: DailyFurBlog added to the footer.
GreenReaper: New York police halt ticketing of costumed characters. [Rapid T. Rabbit]
Equivamp: Previously, I reported that FurNation was down, although with a placeholder explaining its downtime. Now, however, there is only a "Site offline, no cached version available" message from its server, CloudFlare.
Fred: Anthropologists find that the age-old conflicts between humans and snakes has affected the evolution of both.
Fred: Institute of Health report: Research on chimpanzees is “not worth the pain”.
Higgs Raccoon: Bearded dragon plays game on touch-screen phone.
GreenReaper: Editors’ picks are working on Google News. I've also added a bar to draw attention to in-depth features and reports.
GreenReaper: Does species determine your dating?
Rakuen Growlithe: Pigeons can sort groups of objects from highest to lowest.
GreenReaper: WillFC have religious protesters? [tip: Jim/SpinDizzy]
dronon: Merry Christmas, everyfur! :-)
dronon: In William and Sly 2, a Flash-based exploration platformer, you play a fox searching for mushrooms and pages from a lost diary.
Fred: Cheetah has died - if he really was Cheetah.
Fred: Australian crocodile steals, guards 'his' lawnmower.
dronon: What if Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin, Calvin and Hobbes all grew up and became enemies?
GreenReaper: You can now comment on In-Fur-Nation posts hosted on Flayrah.
Fred: Better information about "the chimpanzees that played Cheetah".
Higgs Raccoon: Chook (Adelaide zoo's lyrebird and YouTube star) has died.
GreenReaper: Tickling: not just for chimps.
GreenReaper: Warnings: not just for humans.
Fred: A recent Los Angeles Times movie-industry blog reveals that the Israeli distributors of Puss in Boots were not sure that title would be popular there, so they renamed the movie The Cat from Shrek.