Furry news of the week: Animal Project movie, costume pranks and more (6-4-14)
by Patch O'Furr
The Animal Project movie – Arizona wants your help to name ringtail – Owlman and velociraptor costume pranks – Flayrah Newsbytes – More.
Here’s the regular feature of news bites, scoops, and Snausage links. Tips welcome- I’d love to post yours!
Courtesy of Writer/Director, Ingrid Veninger- (we’ve been in touch about a possible interview.)
– THE ANIMAL PROJECT MOVIE
Opening June 6th Worldwide: pUNK FILMS’ THE ANIMAL PROJECT
“A widower, single parent, and struggling acting teacher has a rocky relationship with his teenage son. After an unusual and inspiring dream, he has the group of actors he teaches don furry mascot suits and become ‘animals’ in the real world.”
Submitted by Higgs Raccoon of Furrymedia:
– NAME THE RINGTAIL ON ARIZONA LICENSES
Time-critical: The Arizona Dept of Transportation wants suggestions for the name of the ringtail that appears on AZ licenses. (Ends Friday)
– URBAN EXPLORERS TERRIFIED BY OWLMAN PRANK IN ABANDONED HOSPITAL
“Sometimes, the fun in fursuiting is freaking out the mundanes… :P”
“Wearing a dinner jacket, Owlman resembles something out of the classic tale of the Owl and the Pussycat gone seriously dark.”
– AMAZING DINO COSTUME PRANK
Facebook video of oversized costume that fills a hallway… imagine running into this by surprise!
“Casual velociraptor walking around the office today.”
submitted by CrossAffliction:
– FLAYRAH NEWSBYTES
GreenReaper: Classic portraits ‘made better with cats’.
Fred: Who, er, what do you think won Best of Show at the 29th annual Tarantula Exhibition?
crossaffliction: I spent some time tagging all the old Previews archives. I don’t know if that’s really worth a Newsbyte, but that was, like, a lot of work, and I crave recognition.
GreenReaper: Toxic toads from South East Asia threaten Madagascan wildlife; most likely, it’s our fault.
Fred: “The poor misunderstood hyena can’t help that it has weird sex.”
RingtailedFox: Bat invades WEYI NBC 25 studios during weather forecast!
GreenReaper: The flip side to toxic toads: once invasive species take root, killing them all might not be the best idea.
GreenReaper: Free-rider crickets learn, twice, that it’s better to let others call for mates when killer flies are listening.
GreenReaper: If you thought furries were kinky, wait until you see what some insects get up to.
– COMING SOON (?)
How homeless furries look for support.
Meet Cali Coyote, data furry at Twitter – and Kai, at Facebook.
Stories previously posted at Flayrah news, 2012-2013 – added to backdated content here when time permits.