Watch a herd of MIT's Mini Cheetah robots frolic in the fall leaves

Watch a herd of MIT's Mini Cheetah robots frolic in the fall leaves

Biomimetics MIT, YouTube

Mini Cheetah robots aren’t just solitary creatures. The school’s Biomimetics department has posted a video of nine of the bots frolicking in the fall leaves, showing just what these pet-sized quadrupeds can do. The remote-controlled machines can backflip out of leaf piles, kick a soccer ball and have friendly tussles… well, if a bodyslam can be considered friendly. There’s even some eerie coordinated dancing, in case you want to know how robots will socialize once the robopocalypse is over.” data-reactid=”22″>MIT wants to show that its Mini Cheetah robots aren’t just solitary creatures. The school’s Biomimetics department has posted a video of nine of the bots frolicking in the fall leaves, showing just what these pet-sized quadrupeds can do. The remote-controlled machines can backflip out of leaf piles, kick a soccer ball and have friendly tussles… well, if a bodyslam can be considered friendly. There’s even some eerie coordinated dancing, in case you want to know how robots will socialize once the robopocalypse is over.

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