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natalie_kiko
05-26-2009, 06:25 PM
I have a friend who claims his father has a baboon heart transplant, and his entire family goes along with it. I researched them and learned the longest person to live with one is 9 months. He also claims his father has "monkey rage" (which i couldn't even find on the internet) where he acts like a baboon...I may be ignorant for asking this but are they pulling my leg or is this real?

Blake
05-26-2009, 06:33 PM
are they pulling my leg

Yes, yes they are.

Der Trihs
05-26-2009, 07:49 PM
Even in the extremely unlikely event that he got a baboon heart, and is doing anything but lying in a hospital bed on the way to dying, he wouldn't have any medical reason to act like a monkey.

erleichda
05-26-2009, 10:01 PM
My sister has a pig's bladder.
But I think they are pulling your leg.

The Second Stone
05-27-2009, 12:06 AM
Pulling your leg. Ask him to show you his transplant scar (although he may have a cool sternum scar from other heart surgery).

panache45
05-27-2009, 12:29 AM
If the guy really does act like a baboon, I suspect it has more to do with his brain than his heart.

Oglomott
05-27-2009, 05:10 AM
When you said baboon heart transplant, I wasn't sure if you meant someone received a baboon heart, or that a baboon performed the operation. :eek:

h.sapiens
05-27-2009, 07:57 AM
Didn't I see that on an episode of "The Outer Limits"?

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