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Newsbytes archive for December 2019

Edited by dronon, Sonious as of Sat 11 Jan 2020 - 22:54
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Contributors this month include 2cross2affliction, dronon, earthfurst, GreenReaper, mwalimu, Rakuen Growlithe, and Sonious.

dronon: La Machine has a new creation: Le Dragon de Calais.

Rakuen Growlithe: 18,000-year-old, frozen puppy, still with fur and whiskers, may represent a common ancestor between dogs and wolves.

dronon: What you get when you combine South Korean animation, a corgi, and ASMR videos.

Sonious: Crafty artists trick art steal bots into printing T-Shirts of Disney Properties on Twitter.

dronon: Photographer naps with a cheetah.

Sonious: Apparently, a furry may have been misconstrued as a Mothman citing... or is he hidden amongst the suiters?

GreenReaper: Inspired to take up puppeteering eighty years ago by a performance of Three Little Kittens, the man who said "Big Bird helped me find my purpose" and who brought us Oscar the Grouch has died aged 85.

earthfurst: Comic book Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #100 is scheduled to be in comic shops this Wednesday (December 11). Cover A by Dave Wachter. Cover B by Kevin Eastman. #TMNT

2cross2affliction: Furry Movie Award Watch: The Golden Globes have nominated The Lion King for Best Animated Feature ... which is neither what animation fans nor Disney particularly want.

GreenReaper: Death Starling: UK animal health agency will test for poisoning after ~300 blood-soiled birds were found lying on a road in Anglesey, Wales as if "they had dropped down dead from the sky"; a witness reported seeing the birds eating something.

GreenReaper: "Oldest recorded story" has therianthropic hunters chasing buffalo.

2cross2affliction: Still playing Fortnite? Leaks have revealed upcoming Christmas/winter skins include fully anthro polar bear and reindeer characters.

dronon: Rolling Stone discusses furry and TikTok.

Sonious: Tangletorn is a developing card based RPG game that is nearing its kickstarter goals rapidly.

dronon: For gryphon fans, an animated short called Butera came out last spring. (Warning: some domestic abuse.)

dronon: Lost Ember is a game in which you control a wolf and other another animals to explore a world. PC, Xbox One, PS4. (Switch anticipated)

GreenReaper: Cats and dogs have been evacuated to a car park in Mittagong, New South Wales, as fires consume their owners' homes and temperatures average 40.9 C. Meanwhile, Australia's Prime Minister was holidaying in Hawaii, as the anger and debate rages at home.

GreenReaper: Forget Chell; Vito shows a feline can make it in Sicily with two artificial hind paws - soon-to-be spring-loaded.

GreenReaper: Russia's furry population faces opposition from Orthodox activists, who insist "all furries are zoophiles who instil their depravity in children" - fans deny such allegations, according to state news agency publication Russia Beyond.

GreenReaper: How animators for His Dark Materials used mixed martial arts, the Unreal game engine and puppeteers wielding carbon-fibre bear-rigs to create a lifelike world filled with feral animal demons.

GreenReaper: The scalies stuck together against the storm in a stump - but it didn't save them from the sediment.

mwalimu: Beastars, the anime series that some have compared to Zootopia, is getting a stage play, set to open in the spring of 2020 in Japan.

GreenReaper: Neck pain and groping in the Magic Kingdom.

Rakuen Growlithe: Prominent British, anti-Brexit lawyer under fire for beating a fox to death with a baseball bat while wearing his wife's kimono.

GreenReaper: What's so uncanny about Cats? An anatomical perspective.

dronon: Three shades of foxes.



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