Trope a Day: Uplifted Animal

Uplifted Animal: In addition to modifying humans with animal genes, some of the corporations that created the first parahumans uplifted fairly intelligent animals that might be considered useful in microgravity. Apes were obvious with their four “hands”, octopi for similar reasons; dolphins, parrots, ravens, and sea lions were a bit less apparent due to their lack of manipulators but their ability to think in three dimensions was deemed invaluable and the corporations wanted to experiment, for IP reasons really.

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