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I wonder if it is theoretically achievable to produce living offspring between a human and a non-human primate. Great apes have 24 pairs of chromosomes compared to our 23, however, it is known that a mule is made from a donkey (62 chromosomes) and a horse (64 chromosomes). Are there other reasons why this human/non-human primate hybrid can't survive?

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  • $\begingroup$ I don't know if it is theoretically possible (I guess yes), but there have been actual experimental attempts to do so, that all failed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanzee $\endgroup$ – Kjian Aug 19 at 13:27

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