Furries Return To Pittsburgh For Annual Convention

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Anthrocon 2011
Anthrocon is the world's largest convention for those fascinated with anthropomorphics, which are human-like animal characters.
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
Anthrocon 2011
The annual convention is once again being held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. In 2011, the furries are in town from June 23 to 26.
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
Anthrocon 2011
This Anthrocon attendee calls himself Zen.
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
Anthrocon 2011
There is plenty on the schedule for this year's convention including, workshops, panel discussions, an art exhibition and a dealer room.
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
Anthrocon 2011
The 2011 guests of honor include Andy Runton, the creator of the character Owly, and Peter Beagle, the author of "The Last Unicorn."
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
Anthrocon 2011
Fernando's Cafe in downtown Pittsburgh has altered its name for the convention. While the furries are visiting they are calling themselves "Fur"ando's!
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
Anthrocon 2011
This furry is known as "Dragon Cat."
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
Anthrocon 2011
One attendee shows off his custom badges and lanyard, which he made especially for the convention.
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
Anthrocon 2011
While some furries were spotted in full character attire, others did not wear full costumes, like this attendee here. <a href="http://www.anthrocon.org/" target="_external"> Visit Anthrocon's website.</a>
(Photo Credit: Web Intern Chelsey Sample/ KDKA)
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