No, he's just data to add to the chart supporting Legosi's story of "inter-species love." Specifically, the backstory around how difficult Meron's life must have been being half carnivore around herbivores and half herbivore around carnivores, just like Legosi's mom
would have had to deal with having to tolerate poisonous traits if the characteristic was made obvious. How it's not THEIR fault, and love shouldn't have to be suppressed because the public fears the likely
However, all these examples that keep happening really just continue to support and legitimize that, yes, you really should stick to your own kind because it NEVER ends well. It's short-term happiness that ends in death, pain, loneliness, mental illness, and if passed into the next generation causes enormous problems those kids never had any choice in. Like all genetic wars, those taking the sides of "we can all live together" are only correct and more moral if people ever become more moral in the first place. But people aren't moral. People are not nice.