Fursuits range in price from 0, for mascot-like designs, to an upwards of ,000 for models incorporating animatronics.
Sufficient interest and membership has enabled the creation of many furry conventions in North America and Europe.
Examples of anthropomorphic attributes include exhibiting human intelligence and facial expressions, speaking, walking on two legs, and wearing clothes.
A portion of the fandom is sexually interested in zoophilia (sex with animals), although a majority take a negative stance towards it.Sexual attraction to furry characters is a polarizing issue.In one survey with 4300 furry respondents, 37% answered that sexual attraction is important in their furry activities, 38% were ambivalent, and 24% answered that it has little or nothing to do with their furry activities.There are several webcomics featuring animal characters created by or for furry fans; as such, they may be referred to as furry comics. They have defined and adopted an alternative meaning of the word furry specific to this group: "a person with an important emotional/spiritual connection with an animal or animals, real, fictional or symbolic." In their 2007 survey, Gerbasi et al.examined what it meant to be a furry, and proposed a taxonomy in which to categorise different "types" of furries.