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July 2012 Newsbytes archive

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This month’s contributors include dronon, earthfurst, Fred, GreenReaper, Higgs Raccoon, RingtailedFox, and TwilightShadow.

GreenReaper: Light fixture catches fire at BronyCon (everypony was safely evacuated). [tip: Seamora/Tafyrn]

dronon: For anthropomorphism on the grotesque side, try Philip Harris' alphabet book, From A to B and through to Z.

Fred: Giving newborn infants pet dogs will help their health.

Fred: Spectacularly preserved fossil suggest most dinosaurs were feathered, not scaled.

dronon: The Chuck E. Cheese character gets a marketing redesign to look like a hip, rockin’ guitar player.

Fred: Date night at the zoo - but the animals won’t cooperate.

TwilightShadow: Scientists attempt to grow modified organs in sheep to transplant into humans.

GreenReaper: Osamu Tezuka's Unico, Atomcat and (perhaps) Triton of the Sea are to be published in English thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign. [tip: Kelvin the Lion]

dronon: MonkeyBrain publishes Aesop’s Ark, a children's comic in which the animals on Noah's Ark tell Aesop's Fables to one another.

RingtailedFox: American television network NBC announces a new sitcom: Animal Practice.

GreenReaper: Intel Ultrabook: powered by tigers on the moon? (Apparently "tora" is Japanese for tiger . . .) [Mr. Spycrabs]

GreenReaper: Kenyan lions vie with Kenyan humans for territory.

Fred: Everything you know about animal sex is wrong - maybe

GreenReaper: Silly cat videos get their own film festival.

RingtailedFox: Raccoons take over abandoned house in Detroit ... I plead the fifth on this one!

GreenReaper: Gromit was 'nearly a cat'.

RingtailedFox: Raccoons attack woman walking her dog - why you should always keep your dog on a leash!

Fred: A sacred bison is born in Connecticut.

Higgs Raccoon: "The joy of T. rex: Scientists show how dinosaurs had sex."

GreenReaper: Madagascar specialists: Lemurs 'sliding towards extinction'.

RingtailedFox: Looks like Mormons and Animals don't mix! (Courtesy KIAH-TV CW 39 Houston)

GreenReaper: Twin albino lions born in Ukraine - Kimba has competition!

GreenReaper: Chinese Twitter equivalent Weibo helps dog-lovers keep their four-footed friends from the pot.

Fred: American cannibal cockroaches invade Italy! Or are they native Aeolian cockroaches?

GreenReaper: Thieving habits of rodents are "unlikely salvation of tropical forests".

dronon: Winnie the Pooh, in Russian.

Fred: Whales and dolphins have lawyers.

RingtailedFox: Wanted: Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed, for leading the hyena pack that kills two kids in Kenya.

GreenReaper: 'Pedobear' ruins Nestle's Facebook party.

RingtailedFox: Why I'm a dog person: Man contracts black plague following being bitten by a cat after he saved it from choking on a mouse.

GreenReaper: MeetFurs seeks to be 'chatroulette, not faproulette' for furs.

dronon: A bear wanders into the entrance of a Pittsburgh mall.

Higgs Raccoon: Nordguard Book One reviewed in Malaysia's The Star newspaper.

RingtailedFox: Goat-man spotted in Utah. (WDIV-TV)

RingtailedFox: Man shoots self in face while trying to kill mouse.

Higgs Raccoon: Activision announces Mists of Pandaria release date: September 25.

Higgs Raccoon: Bugs Bunny turns 72 today.

earthfurst: The author of The Dawn Chapel has started a Kickstarter campaign to print up 5 t-shirts designs (including "Cabinet Member" and "Love Hurts").

GreenReaper: Gallery visitor says eating rats "makes me a more interesting human being".

GreenReaper: Penny Arcade team adds "furry pack" to On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 3.

dronon: A pair of large dragon statues in Varna, Bulgaria: Image 1, Image 2, Image 3.

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