ANIMAL ROBOTS: Marine Machines Made in Nature's Image

ANIMAL ROBOTS: Marine Machines Made in Nature's Image
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The golden Kinshachi robot (seen above in 2005 at an expo in Japan) monitors the safety of bridges and keeps track of fishing conditions.

The bulging-eyed robot, developed by the Ryomei Engineering Company, resembles a Japanese mythological creature with the head of a tiger and the body of a fish.
— Photograph by Katsumi Kasahara, AP
 
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