Re: Uplifting Oliver
Wed, 19 Nov 1997 16:02:11 -0500 (EST)

In a message dated 11/19/97 2:00:52 AM, wrote:

>Anton Sherwood <> writes:
>> I think it not unlikely that Oliver's mother was a chimpanzee
>> and his father a man.
>I don't know anything about Oliver, but it is very unlikely a
>chimpanzee - human crossbreed would be viable. Just because they are
>closely related to us doesn't mean they are compatible.

According to a science film I saw in high school, such an experiment
was performed back in the eugenics days. The embryos were nonviable
and died in the second month.