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VIDEO: This 6-legged spider-like walking robot called ‘Mantis’ will creep you out

Many human-like robots have been revealed in the recent past. But, have you ever expected a huge spider-like robot to do everything you tell it to? Watch this viral clip of Mantis.

Written by Anjali Jha | New Delhi |
Updated: March 22, 2018 5:53:08 pm
viral video, robot spider, spider robot, spider robot manti Watch the world’s largest all-terrain operational hexapod named Mantis in this video. (Source: techinsider/Twitter)

Have you ever wondered what would happen if one of the fictional creatures from the fantasy novels or movies came alive? Wouldn’t it be just like a scary moment from Jurassic Park? So, when a video of a creepy six-legged spider-like robot walking around surfaced on Twitter, the Internet lost it’s calm. Named Mantis, it is said to be the world’s largest all-terrain operational hexapod.

“Mantis is a six-legged walking robot from Micromagic Systems. It’s the largest all-terrain operational hexapod in the world. It stands 9 feet tall and weighs 2 tons,” a report read. Chief designer Matt Denton spent three years on the machine. Its first successful test drive was in 2012. It is powered by a 2.2 liter turbo diesel engine. One can pilot Mantis from within or even remotely.

Watch the video here. 

As per the news reports, it is a fully functioning robotic spider that not only walks on six legs but also stands at nine feet tall with the ability to stomp anything that comes its way.

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