Animal Parade showing a horse, an eagle, and a number of other animal species superimposed over a background of the Australia (Sydney) region of Second Life
Animal Parade poster by Trill Zapatero

Our new dramaturge, Trill Zapatero was so inspired by VB42 – Avatar Pride Parade, that she immediately challenged us to do a new parade on Saturday 19 Jan ’13, an Animal Parade on the Sydney sim. Whether you’re an animal lover, an animal rights activist, an RP enthusiast, or just love to dress up, Zapatero has invited us all to have one of those “Impossible IRL” experiences that are so easy to come by in virtual space.

The challenge is easy: come as any species, other than human, of your choice. There are many free and premium animal avatars around the grid, and in fact, there are 12 free animal avatars just waiting for you in your:

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Image of Second Life avatar inventory showing Animal Avatars in the Library

VB43 – Animal Parade

Saturday 19 Jan ’13
10am PST-SLT / 18:00 GMT / 5am Sunday AEST
Australia Region of Second Life
Second Life URL for VB43 Start

If you know of places to get free or premium animal avatars, please leave a comment on this previz with a Marketplace URL, a Second Life SLURL, or whatever info you have.


  1. Yordie bursts into song:
    “I love a parade, the tramping of feet,
    I love every beat I hear of a drum.
    I love a parade, when I hear a band
    I just want to stand and cheer as they come.
    That rat-a tat-tat…” and la dada dah.. and I can’t remember the words of this song…
    (and Yordie’s mind drifts off to visions of her in her lioness threads.)

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