July 2013 Newsbytes archive
crossaffliction: In Contention makes their first tentative stabs at the Best Animated Feature race. Can Ernest and Celestine pull off the surprise upset?
RingtailedFox: Rottweiler survives four gunshot wounds from neighbor.
RingtailedFox: Video: Dog nearly run over at Tour de France.
RingtailedFox: Hawthorne, California police murder dog after raid.
RingtailedFox: Woman mauled by lion at South Africa wildlife refuge.
RingtailedFox: Oklahoma tornado pets are up for adoption!
RingtailedFox: Russian driver slams into mating cows (don't worry, they were miraculously uninjured)!
Higgs Raccoon: Good news for the featheries. Scientists at University of Sheffield say 'humans may need to grow beaks'.
dronon: Animated short: Bye Bye Bunny.
Fred: Self-cleaning eggs. Do eggs get dirty?
Fred: Birth control for deer.
dronon: Interview with Stan Sakai in the Los Angeles Times.
Higgs Raccoon: Simon (of Alvin and the Chipmunks) kidnapped from Californian cinema.
dronon: Attention cats! Be more dog.
GreenReaper: FNN stirs from hiatus, overhauls site.
RingtailedFox: Snake on a train! - Snake hitches a ride on flooded GO train in Toronto!
GreenReaper: Anyone catch the furry taxi at #AC2013?
Draconis: Let's see if this works. I have a photo for my story but I could not get it to upload. Who do I send it to?
Draconis: Yes I would eat a roo. I already have. Tasty too.
Fred: Yes, I ate a kangaroo steak at an Australian restaurant and it was quite good.
GreenReaper: Draconis: I've sent you an email.
dronon: Teaser trailer for How to Train Your Dragon 2. (Summer 2014)
Fred: Yarst! I've submitted this as a story. (I am backlogged about eight stories.)
dronon: Oops. Well, it's post-Anthrocon, it happens. I'm backlogged two. (One of which I'd like to keep backlogged for a while longer.)
GreenReaper: The link wasn't republished anyway; needed at least a // before the www to work on anything but IE. (Fixed now.)
GreenReaper: Death from above, cow style.
Rakuen Growlithe: Monster rabbit stalking Minnesota.
GreenReaper: Hi to the ~5,000 who got a Flayrah flyer at #AC2013.
RingtailedFox: Huntingdon, Quebec mayor boasts about running over cats to QSPCA ... Don't tell Morris of Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico!
Fred: DreamWorks Animation plans to revive Lassie, but as live-action or animation? Will she be anthropomorphized or not? And what about Rin Tin Tin?
dronon: Canadians: If you're looking to buy Sofawolf books and other fandom titles without international shipping rates, there is now Ontario-based Bookshelf Bear.
Higgs Raccoon: Snopes considers the Venezuelan Poodle Moth.
GreenReaper: Do all Pixar characters live in the same universe?
dronon: Ursula Vernon's Digger has won the 2013 Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature!
Higgs Raccoon: For those of us who missed it, giant squirrel swallows a little boy on America's Got Talent.
Patch Packrat: $2 million in fursuits, or thereabouts: Anthrocon's Guinness World Record fursuiter group photo.
Patch Packrat: Worldrecordacademy.com: Largest parade of people in fur suits.
crossaffliction: Cracked on Comic Con: fursuit is one word, not two. Also, Bill Watterson weirdness out of nowhere.
GreenReaper: Yet another journalist thinks they're being original with "the fursuit of happiness".
Fred: Chimps, orangutans have human-type memories. What about gorillas?
RingtailedFox: Let's meet Freddie the Fox Snake, mascot of the Herb Grey Parkway construction consortium’s conservation efforts!
Patch Packrat: VICE spots furries at Comic-Con. "Nothing warms my heart more than seeing interspecies love... it's like Romeo & Juliet for whimsical forest creatures."
GreenReaper: Raccoon makes bowl of cat food cereal. [Alex Randel]
GreenReaper: Listen to gray wolves howl.
Higgs Raccoon: A giant furry features in trailer for Saints Row IV.
mailboxbooks: Rabbit Valley Comics weekly recap - Top shipped items, upcoming travel and new titles.
GreenReaper: Dolphins answer to their own 'name'.
mailboxbooks: Club Stripes, Cocktails, and other Hot Cider Press titles back in stock - get them fast!
GreenReaper: 'Hero' shrew can survive stomping.
crossaffliction: OH, HELL, NO! (The shot glass is pretty inappropriate, too.)
Patch Packrat: ^ Perfect gift for a friend if they're going to the furry meet at Folsom Street Fair (NSFW, don't google it).
Higgs Raccoon: Save water. Shower with a friend.
GreenReaper: Site update: Most far-eastern comment spam should now be filtered out.
dronon: Russian scientists have built a statue to honor the work of laboratory mice in research.
dronon: A tree that's very popular with bears.
GreenReaper: Yellowstone wolves eat elk, saving berries for bears.
mwalimu: Liz Katz wishes she had a tail.
earthfurst: 1st Lt. Brandon Harker returns from Afghanistan to find beloved dog probably sold by "friend".
Patch Packrat: An amazing collection of over 6,000 photos from Anthrocon 2013, by Lostwolf.
Higgs Raccoon: Hedgehog tops poll to become UK's national emblem.