Furry Fandom: Art, Community and a Second Skin to Feel Comfortable In

Pasadena Weekly | September 15, 2009
It's difficult to pin down exactly when "furry" emerged as a genre. In Western culture, nonhuman characters have been popular since the days of Aesop's Fables, which date back to Greek civilization before 500 BC. However, the furry fandom as a movement traces its start back to a science fiction convention in 1980.

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