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June 2004

The Wyrmkeep Entertainment Co. Newsletter

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The Wyrmkeep Entertainment Co. Newsletter
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  • New Release - Inherit the Earth: Quest for the Orb for Mac OS X
  • Expanded Line of T-Shirts at the Company's Cafepress Shop
  • Coming soon - Inherit the Earth: Quest for the Orb for Linux

Remember To Register For Conifur NW 2004

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If you have not done so yet, be sure to register for Conifur NW 2004.

Upcoming Furry Comics for August 2004

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Furry comics fans, get your orders in for August, now! Here's your monthly update from Doodles: "August is the dog days of summer, so make sure you all have on flea collars:"

Unidentified Carolina Mammal

Your rating: None Average: 5 (2 votes) carries an interesting article about several sightings of a creature "fox sized, but with short brown hair and a long cat-like tail". So far, locals and experts from area zoos have been unable to identify the species of the unusual animal. The article includes a picture of the animal. Do any furries know what this elegant looking critter really is?

RIP Kate Worley

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It is with regret that I anounce that Kate Worley, half of the team that brought us Omaha The Cat Dancer, lost her battle with cancer on 06Jun. There was info previously postad about this here.

Ursa Major Awards Announced

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The winners of the third annual Ursa Major Awards (formally the Annual Anthropomorphic Literature & Arts Awards), for the Best in
anthropomorphic/"funny animal" literature and art first published during the calendar year 2003, were announced at a presentation ceremony on Saturday, June 5 at the Canadian Anthro & Cartooning Expo (C-ACE) 2004, held at the Chimo Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario on June 4 - 6, 2004.

California Elephant Gores Man

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A man is knocked down and gored by an elephant at Six Flags Marine World Near San Francisco, California.

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Recent Canine Poisonings Aimed at Wyoming Wolves

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The two pups in this article are victims of the most recent event in a string of poisonings in rural Wyoming, seemingly aimed at the wolf population, which are theoretical hazards to the livestock community as well as the big game hunting industry.
Authorities have found hot dogs and balls of meat stuffed with poison along the side of the road in eastern Wyoming and western Idaho, where Tim Sundles owns an ammunition store and hosts his webpage, Nature's Wolves. The website contains a similar method of poisoning wolves, as well as propaganda that contributes to his anti-wolf stance. provides free e-mail and web hosting for furries

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Parents' Empowerment Act

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A new proposed piece of U.S. legislation, House Bill 4239 (or the "Parents' Empowerment Act") would open the door to allow parents to sue anyone selling any visual media that would potentially be considered harmful to minors. The bill uses poorly-defined language that would cause more harm than good to valid expressions of free speech. More can be read at the Comic book legal defense fund and at Ninth art.

Associated Student Bodies Yearbook hardcover collection now available

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I'll keep this short because I have about 4125lbs of boxes to stick somewhere in my house. The ASB Yearbook hardcover collection is now available from Rabbit Valley Comics. Eeep.

-- Sean

Watch What You Say in Front of Your Dog...

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Though dog people have always known their canines understood (when they wanted to), here comes proof from science. This article shows that not only can dogs understand a human vocabulary the size of apes and dolphins, but that they can actually learn new words on their own!