“Humans have put so many animal extinct,” Dr. Gillespie said. “Now we as humans can start creating new species to replace the dead ones and become major participators in animal evolution. Companies might be able to create new animals to sell as exotic pets, opening up new markets, expanding economies. I for one look hopeful to the day when my next door neighbors might be a humanzee family.”
It’s currently unclear who funded the project and the legalities.