Newsbytes archive for February 2017
Contributors this month include Acton, Ahmar Wolf, dronon, Equivamp, Fred, GreenReaper, InkyCrow, Kakurady, and RingtailedFox.
Fred: Doctors operate to install pacemaker into ferret.
Acton: Prosecutors: Boy sexually abused at "furry parties" by "network" of men
GreenReaper: Python lubed, removed from earlobe.
GreenReaper: BBC investigation exposes West African chimp smugglers.
GreenReaper: "Furry supremacists" and the alt-right: ironic joke, or new world order?
InkyCrow: A director is announced for The Secret of NIMH film remake
dronon: Digital street art in Orlando.
dronon: Criminal forensic ornithology.
Ahmar Wolf: It seems DC Comics is taking old Hanna Barbara cartoon characters and giving them a modern take. What they did to the Banana Splits has to be seen
dronon: Monkey King driving bus stopped at police checkpoint.
Kakurady: "'Zootopia' is probably going to win an Oscar", writes @WaltHickey for @FiveThirtyEight.
Kakurady: Furries are tweeting about #FurryBlackHistoryMonth, shining light on the oft-unseen people behind the characters.
GreenReaper: Notorious "whale trap" at northern tip of New Zealand's South Island claims hundreds more lives.
Fred: Cougar eats pet poodle in Glendale.
GreenReaper: After brief respite, hundreds more whales pile onto New Zealand beach.
GreenReaper: Get a rolling head-start on Valentine's Day with a love-sick pangolin.
GreenReaper: Forget the pigs... scientists are also working on rat-mouse chimeras. Two great rodents, better together!
GreenReaper: Meet Aggressive Retsuko, the angry red panda who's taking Japan by storm... or so Hello Kitty's Sanrio hope!
GreenReaper: In the 'new character features' area, how about giant tear-off scales - Gecko-Lay?
Kakurady: The novel series His Dark Materials is getting a new trilogy. (via @io9)
RingtailedFox: Airplane bound for Mississippi collides with deer in Charlotte, NC, no word on the deer's condition, but all on board were unharmed. (Courtesy: CBS News)
Fred: Lions of Los Angeles.
GreenReaper: "Sea" of day-old chicks dumped in Lincolnshire field.
Ahmar Wolf: FurNation.com sadly shut down today. (Links to submitter's website.)
dronon: Kedi is a documentary film about the street cats of Istanbul.
Fred: The SFF Equine: a horse is not a motorcycle or a dog.
GreenReaper: Facial tracking developed for Madagascan lemurs; researchers propose use on red pandas, raccoons, sloths.
Equivamp: All SoFurry users active during the Cloudflare security leak will be forced to change their passwords.
GreenReaper: With blockbuster titles Warcraft and Trolls deemed out of the running, is 2017 Frogger's year to shine?
dronon: The woolly flying squirrel of Pakistan.
Acton: Disney's Zootopia wins Oscar for best animated film
dronon: Classes in small animal taxidermy.
dronon: Tails may be useful for robots to communicate with humans.
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