September 2013 Newsbytes archive
By the way, this is the third year anniversary of Newsbytes.
GreenReaper: Acupuncture applied to albino alligator.
GreenReaper: Will kamikaze squirrels take down the U.S. power grid?
Higgs Raccoon: Artist Brendan McCarthy reveals development art for a never-completed 1990s adaptation of The Wind in the Willows (in which the "animal" seems to be largely removed from the concept of "anthropomorphic animal").
mwalimu: Breaking news - Furry Connection North is no more.
crossaffliction: Rumor confirmation: Bradley Cooper is Rocket Raccoon. Well, him and about a thousand special effects artists …
Patch Packrat Great use for a bear suit ... nothing like a good poo joke. :)
crossaffliction: @Higgs Raccoon: Cracked covers the testicle eating pacu in a rundown of recent bad reporting. I had a pet pacu once; lots of personality for a fish.
GreenReaper: North American raccoons invade Berlin.
Fred: Alaska feline mayor suffers dog attack. The cat was elected in a write in campaign 15 years ago; the citizens of that town had better get ready to elect a new mayor soon, since 15 years is about a cat's life span.
Sonious: Capital Cities releases a music video for their single “Kangaroo Court”. A zebra's attempt to fit in goes awry.
Higgs Raccoon: collegehumor.com presents a ”My Little Brony” toy commercial.
dronon: “OMG Ponies” (music video).
Fred: A ferocious 10-foot-long worm. But it's pretty.
RingtailedFox: Kansas City Police save deer on rain-soaked bridge. [Yahoo! News/KMBC 9]
GreenReaper: Conversely, keep a spear in your cabin.
crossaffliction: Remember the old Pokémon TCG? You can complete your collection with this Pikachu card for the low, low price of $100,000.
RingtailedFox: And now, a pit bull story we all can love! Two pit bulls leap from second-floor balcony to flee fire, and survive.
Fred: One giant leap for frog kind ...
dronon: Cartoon short: “Doctor Lollipop”.
Fred: Zombie ants are real.
Rakuen Growlithe: Upcoming South African animated film looks to be doing well.
crossaffliction: Rumor: The Terminator versus the Na’vi. (Personally, I’m rooting for the Terminator.)
GreenReaper: Siberian tiger shares 96% of genes with house cat.
Higgs Raccoon: FurRag placed in Maintenance Mode after user names, e-mail addresses, and MD5 hashes stolen on September 2.
crossaffliction: Are you kidding? The only director safe working on a Pixar movie is apparently John Lasseter.
crossaffliction: Watch out for migrating dragonflies in the Southern U.S.! Seriously, they are literally covering the trees of the Oklahoma Panhandle, right now.
Fred: Don't help an abandoned baby raccoon in Alabama -- it’s illegal.
RingtailedFox: Hey! I find that personally offensive! :P
Fred: The aye-aye’s finger.
RingtailedFox: Putin's dog look-alike?
Higgs Raccoon: On Cartoon Brew: At least 13 films are vying for Animated Feature Oscar this year.
Fred: A new kind of rat.
Higgs Raccoon: CNN: “Kittens not ready for their close-up.“
Patch Packrat: October's Maxim magazine gives a small yet rude little space-filler mention about furries.
Fred: Wikipedia today emphasizes an article on "The PDSA Gold Medal is an animal bravery award that acknowledges the bravery and devotion to duty of non-human animals." NON-HUMAN ANIMALS!
Higgs Raccoon: At Dragon Con a few weeks ago, Lucy Lawless was very curious about furry parties.
Higgs Raccoon: Cerebus illustrator Gerhard offers for sale a series of limited edition prints.
GreenReaper: Connecticut court to decide: are horses 'vicious'?
crossaffliction: Movoto Real Estate estimates how much the TMNT lair is worth: $10,963,296.
GreenReaper: The best part of that TMNT estimate is that they measured the lair size in pizza boxes.
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Rakuen Growlithe: Hyena captured after running loose in Johannesburg.
Rakuen Growlithe: PS: Don't take the above link as some sort of confirmation of the weird (primarily American?) stereotype that African cities are full of lions and whatnot.
crossaffliction: Hey, new Frozen trailer … and it’s still terrible.
crossaffliction: Bradley Cooper isn’t the only actor playing Rocket Raccoon: Here’s Oreo on the set of Guardians of the Galaxy.
Higgs Raccoon: The BBC reports on a Swiss fox with a ball fetish.
Higgs Raccoon: CAM, the anthropomorphic footballing ram, could be part of proposed Colorado State stadium.