10 ANIMAL-INSPIRED ROBOTS

The members of the kingdom Animalia walk, run and swim in different environments. Some can even walk on water. Researchers and military officials would love to have robots at their command that can do the same, so many are now developing robots that take clues from cockroaches, cheetahs, stingrays and more. These roboticists spend a lot of time observing their animal models in action and sometimes even dissect them to see how they're engineered on the inside. Here we round up 10 of the coolest animal-inspired robots and explain how they steal engineering ideas from nature.

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