Climate Change Killing Penguin Colony, NPR Reports

PUNTA TOMBO, Argentina, January 31 – Biologist Dee Boersma from the University of Washington who has lived among a penguin colony in southern Argentina on and off for 30 years has published a report claiming climate change is killing the largest colony of Magellanic penguins. At first, Boersma was unsure what was causing the decline…

Clydesdales + Puppy = Best Advert This Year?

January 31 — Budweiser has launched their Superbowl advert on Youtube this week, and it may just be the cutest in Superbowl history. The advert, which hit Youtube January 29 and has already racked up 23 million views at the time of publication is entitled “Puppy Love” and features the friendship between a Clydesdale horse…

NSA Employs Furry Characters on CryptoKids® Site

WASHINGTON D.C., USA, January 30 – The NSA’s youth-targeted website about safe online practices has a new set of faces – anthropomorphic faces, to be exact. Nine characters make up the CryptoKids®, each of which has a specialty and a backstory. The lead character appears to be Crypto Cat®, a white feline character in a…

Liberté, Égalité, Furr-ternité

Liberty, equality, and kinship of furs. Notice: From time to time, TFP will be running editorials. The opinions expressed within the editorial of any news publication are the opinions of the author and can be supposed to reflect the opinions of the publication. TFP is strongly committed to keeping news and editorials separated. If you…

11-Year-Old Attempts Suicide After MLP Bullying

NORTH CAROLINA, USA, January 29 — An 11-year-old boy named Michael Morones attempted suicide by hanging this past Thursday after being bullied for his participation in the “My Little Pony” fandom. His suicide attempt was halted and though Michael survived, he sustained brain damage. At the time of the press release, which was made on…

Newest Controversy in Sochi Involves Whales

SOCHI, Russian Federation, January 29 — The newest in a long string of controversies leading up to the Olympic games in Sochi involves a pair of wild-caught orcas that are set to be displayed during the games. The orcas, more commonly known as killer whales, were caught off the northern coast of Japan and flown…

AC Fursuit Track Team Looks for Panelists

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, USA, January 28 — Originally Posted by Sharky at AnthroCon.org Anthrocon 2014 is gaining faster than a shark on a seal! The Fursuit Track team is once again looking for panelists to donate their incredible skills to continue to make AC the best furry convention in the world. Our theme might be secret societies,…