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Sandfish lizard motion biomimicry used for robot development

By Damir Beciri
One Comment26 June 2010

sandfish-lizard-under-sandTo survive in its hot habitat, the sandfish lizard (Scincus scincus), like other desert-dwelling creatures, spends a lot of time underground. Unlike other creatures that live in burrows or sand traps, this lizard moves over and through the sand in its own unique way. That movement intrigued researchers and inspired themĀ  to develop a robot… »