Angolan Mother Confirms 12-year-old Son as Offspring of Human-Chimpanzee Love Affair
The genetic makeup of a 12-year-old Angolan boy is now disputed by experts after his deceased mother allegedly told him on the deathbed that he is the offspring of a human-chimpanzee love affair, the Gazeta Nacional has reported.
The story made national headlines and has unleashed an outpour of generosity towards Augusto Dembo, 12, who now lives with his uncle and aunt in the capital city of Luanda.
Although the young boy has become an instant celebrity, many experts dispute the claim that he is the product of the sexual intercourse between a human and a chimpanzee.
“Sexual relationships between humans and chimpanzees are fairly common in the region but this is the first time a pregnancy is officially reported,” said Dr. António Mendes of the Hospital Municipal do Luena.
Angola President João Lourenço has already nicknamed the boy the “Angolan Miracle Child” as well as praising the young man…
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