Our scientists have genetically altered our food, but at what cost? Who knows what horrors have been spawned in their laboratories?
Dr Peter Proboscis of the Nepean Institute agrees there could be problems but said he's not going to get his nose out of joint about it. His own research involving genetically engineered animals is also breaking new ground.
Dr Proboscis has managed successfully to combine the genes of separate species.
Would you like a technicolour tabby? By adding some macaw DNA to a cat's embryo he can now produce a litter that Solomon would have envied.
And he's planning to introduce a doggle. That what you get when you combine a dog with an eagle. Hunters will no longer need guns. They can just send the doggle to round up their quarry and fly back with it.
While he expects hostility from some sections of the community, Dr. Proboscis said he has bigger plans for the future.
Animals are just the beginning," he said. "Next I'm going to experiment with people.
After all, how could you say No! to a child who looks like Brad Pitt, plays tennis like Lleyton Hewitt and sings like Placido Domingo?"
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