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Can we modify animals to make them 'humanoid'?

Now I'm not the smartest at this I must confess I am only 13 years old and I have a lot of learning to do. Excuse me please of my ignorance and try to set my facts straight. Anyway back to the topic at hand. We all love our pets, they contribute so much to society, but what does the dog get in return for this "Donation of life" to humans. I propose an idea. What if we were to modify the anatomy and physiology of all carnivora(the family of major mammalian carnivores) with gene enhancers. The first gene enhancer we need to look at is HANCS1 a gene enhancers witch contributed to the flexible ankles, wrists and thumbs. Scientist believe this enhancer was responsible for the biped evolution in humans. The FOXp2 contributed to the development of vocal cords and cerebral areas that are found in song birds and humans. I'm open to more talk about this topic.

  • Jan 24 2014: The technological capacity (mostly a better understanding of the genome) is currently mere fantasy at this stage. It might be possible in the future, however.

    The question is, why would you want to?
    We have enough competition over limited resources as it is. I don't think introducing new players is going to help much in that regard.