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Old 08-27-2008, 11:32 PM
 
Location: Richardson, TX
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I know it sounds gross, at least if they did it naturally (blech), but how difficult would it be to make a ape-human hybrid?

Great ape - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

we seem to be awfully close, and at some point in the past we did have a common ancestor.
Why, acording to your referenced link, we are already classified as one of the Great apes. It's like asking if it's possible to make a mammal-human hybrid.
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Old 08-31-2008, 08:24 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Well, given that the split was roughly 6 million years ago, I doubt a hybrid is possible without some gene changes.
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