Prehistoric carnivore inspires two-legged sprinter robot (VIDEO)

May 30, 2014 9:00 PM

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South Korean scientists have taken tips from the prehistoric Velociraptor dinosaur to build one of the world's simplest and fastest robots, capable of reaching a speed of 46 kilometers per hour (28.5 mph).

Just like the carnivore that roamed the earth 75 million years ago, the ‘Raptor’ robot has two legs and a mechanism that works like a tail. The machine was built by the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

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