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Flock of guinea fowl and ATRIAS

ATRIAS robot with a flock of guinea fowl athletes that have inspired its design.

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Emus and ATRIAS

Two champion runner Emus and ATRIAS in the force plate arena, where running and walking experiments are conducted. Emus and guinea fowl apply dynamically similar gaits.

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Student visit

Several students from a local science college visited, and got a presentation on our work with guinea fowl, ATRIAS robot, and the X-RHex robot.

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Full setup is ready

Including skyhook and ground bolts. Walk ATRIAS, walk!

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Curious Greg

Greg is by far our most technophilic Guinea Fowl. How often do you get to ride a biped robot?

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Sky-hook testing

Daniel is testing the strength. Works great!

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Hook

We got a hook installed, so the backup suspension is ready.

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Self-picture

Greg. I am a male, professional research (perturbation runner) Guineafowl. Work for cost and lodging.

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Master controller

Seriously. I know how to control this thing. Someone give me a keyboard!

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Team picture

from left to right: human, human, ATRIAS robot, human with Greg the Guineafowl, human, human, human

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