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Doesn't sound very healthy any extra effects she may gain would only be psychological through the placebo effect. Except maybe a virus that through this process adapts to attack humans through blood contact or std.

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Looks like it will be a while before we can have successful cross-species gene splicing. Tests could probably be done in a controlled environment, theoretically.

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According to many sources, there was a time when human/animal hybrids were actually trying to be created.

 

 

In the 1920s the Soviet biologist Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov  carried out a series of experiments to create a human/non human ape hybrid. At first working with human sperm and chimpanzee females, none of his attempts created a pregnancy. [6]  In 1929 he organized a set of experiments involving non human ape sperm and human volunteers, but was delayed by the death of his last orangutan. [7] The next year he fell under political criticism from the Soviet government and was sentenced to exile in the Kazakh SSR; he worked there at the Kazakh Veterinary-Zootechnical Institute and died of a stroke two years later.

 

Also, there is a woman who is trying to find ways to give birth to a dolphin or shark.

 

 

As for the horse blood, I don't really think blood will make much of a difference in how a person's body runs, but who knows.

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To solve the problem of viruses jumping species, maybe the volunteer could be given vaccinations for the viruses that the donor species would be susceptible to. And if the volunteer is willing to sit in a lab for extended periods of time, it would be possible to try combining the gene-splicing experiment with the cross-reproduction experiment (the gene-splicing would theoretically prevent the immune system from rejecting the material from the other species when attempting to reproduce.)

I was not going to bring this up, but something I thought about the other night involved finding human volunteers and... Say, foxes or dogs or something. Then starting attempts with gene splicing before moving on to the second stage that the girl in the dolphin video was attempting.

It might help to start with something else though, like cross-species reproduction between foxes and dogs.

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It might help to start with something else though, like cross-species reproduction between foxes and dogs.

 

There are a few hybrids out there already.

 

For example, zebroids! A male zebra is crossed with a female animal from the equidae family. It could be a Zorse (Zebra and a horse), Zonkey (zebra and donkey) and the zoni (zebra and pony).

 

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A coywolf! A coyote mixed with a wolf.

 

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The Savannah cat! A domestic cat mixed with a wild African Serval.

 

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A wolphen! A killer whale and dolphin hybrid.

 

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And of course the Liger! Tiger/lion hybrid.

 

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Well, what I meant was like... More diverse hybrids. The kind that would require gene-splicing. If we want real-life anthros for instance, we can't just take a random human and a random fox and have them mate, it simply wouldn't work. One reason is because one body might reject material from another species... Hence the reason I suggested copying what the girl was doing with the horse blood.

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Amaroq, you have an excellent point, but fail to comprehend the mind-boggling difficulty involved.  Innoculation with another critter's blood just gives you antibodies against it and puts a strain on your spleen.  (same as blood-type incompatibility in transfusion kills people)

 

Any hybrid will probably have to be very deliberately designed, especially since most mammals have a different chromosome count than we do.

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Though one possibility that should be considered is rather than doing phenotypical alterations manually, to alter the person so that they respond differently to cells from other species so that sperm of any species is accepted, and/or DNA is transferred more readily between cells (This is something that happens, but it's a very minor thing, not enough for phenotypical effects).

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