• Question: If you crossed the genes of a parrot, a dog and a chimp would you get an animal that could speak with us?

    Asked by to Suzanne, Daniel on 10 Jan 2018. This question was also asked by .
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      Daniel Mills answered on 10 Jan 2018:

      Wouldn’t that be wonderful! Unfortunately its not just about just having the genes its about how they interact and develop. We actually share an enormous numbers of genes with these species, but there are differences which limit the potential to mix genes from different species.