03/07/2018 08:18 SAST | Updated 03/07/2018 14:59 SAST

Why Is John Oliver So Worried About An Army Of Pig Hitlers?

'Last Week Tonight' looks at gene editing.

John Oliver took a deep dive into the world of gene editing on Sunday night, and its potential power to cure disease or unleash 10m wolves on the world — like in the movie "Rampage".

The "Last Week Tonight" host warned that while gene editing is promising, it's also "wildly difficult", and there's always a chance it could produce pig Hitler...

See his full exploration of the topic in the clip above.