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Robots on the Run! 5 Bots That Can Really Move

A colored soft robot quadruped walks at approximately 131 feet per hour (40 meters per hour).

Chameleon-like robots inspired by octopus

Scientists at Harvard have recently begun developing soft robots inspired by creatures such as the octopus, that can squirm through obstacle courses unfit rigid metallic robots, and change color to camouflage or signal its presence.