The wily old rascal was interviewed about one of his pet charities which provides IVF treatments for the infertile.
'Jim, is it true that you're conducting research into cross-species fertilization?' a young reporter asked.
'Er, not really,' Savile replied, 'it's all mostly theoretical stuff at the moment.'
'But you said you'd reveal the outcome of a scientific experiment about what happens when you insert human DNA into a Peruvian Chinchilla Rabbit?'
'What happens, what happens?' Savile thundered. 'You get banned from the petting zoo.'