Creative Commons license icon

Newsbytes archive for October 2018

Edited by dronon as of 23:46
Your rating: None

Contributors this month include 2cross2affliction, dronon, earthfurst, Fred, Patch Packrat, Rakuen Growlithe, and Sonious.

Fred: California's invasion by the nutria.

dronon: Want to celebrate wolves? Look into Wolfenoot! (Not to be confused with wolfsnoot, which is a big wet nose.)

Fred: New hummingbird species found in Ecuador.

Fred: Telford Exotic Zoo contains penguin models for lack of real penguins.

Fred: Human staff raising baby giant pandas dress in panda costumes soaked in panda urine.

2cross2affliction: "Do animals talk in this dimension? Because I don't want to freak him out." New trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse confirms Spider-Ham.

dronon: Netflix plans to reboot the Chronicles of Narnia.

Fred: Fat Bear Week.

2cross2affliction: Did you know there was a cheaply produced PS2 adaptation of An American Tail? Well, there was.

Fred: Monkey "drives" bus in India.

Fred: Same-sex moms (mice) have healthy children.

Fred: Is this the end for real fur?

Rakuen Growlithe: Watch Spitfire set world records for the canine sport of Dock Dogs.

dronon: The Huffington Post asks unanswered questions about Tony the Tiger's absence from Twitter.

Sonious: Kill Wolfy is a showcase of very stylized animation of a wolf trying to get through a bigoted herd.

2cross2affliction: Idris Elba continues his streak of talking animal roles by joining the cast of that upcoming Cats movie.

earthfurst: We are in October again, which includes the return of Furry Book Month with a webpage at, including a list of the discounts being offered. - #FurryBookMonth

Patch Packrat: Fandom-adjacent body modding claims a life; and it's not the first time with the musclefur at the center of the story.

dronon: Twitter thread from VolfMech: How and when did you find the fandom?

2cross2affliction: "This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off. Come on, cat."

Rakuen Growlithe: InfoWars has taken notice of the furry fandom. They're not in favour of it.

dronon: The finalists in the 2018 comedy wildlife photography awards.

dronon: The animal illustrations of Astrid Sheckels, who also writes children's books.

earthfurst: 4 days left of Kickstarter for NIIC the Singing Dog's next music album ( #EscapeTheHumans ). The crowdfunding is at $8,270, so $1,730 away from all-or-nothing goal of $10k.

dronon: Halloween... at... the... Utah... D... M... V...



Your rating: None Average: 2 (3 votes)

Holy shit, Fred's last Newsbyte is ... holy shit.

Your rating: None Average: 5 (1 vote)

Yeah. :-/ Incidentally I was wondering if I should do a "is faux fur the new fur?" piece, given plastic's environmental implications.

Post new comment

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <img> <b> <i> <s> <blockquote> <ul> <ol> <li> <table> <tr> <td> <th> <sub> <sup> <object> <embed> <h1> <h2> <h3> <h4> <h5> <h6> <dl> <dt> <dd> <param> <center> <strong> <q> <cite> <code> <em>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

This test is to prevent automated spam submissions.
Leave empty.