This robot cheetah is everything you've ever wanted and more

Despite bearing more resemblance to a goat, and only achieving speeds of up to 10mph, researchers at MIT have dubbed their latest plaything a 'robotic cheetah'.

Nevertheless, the electric-powered invention is highly impressive, and with speeds expected to eventually exceed 30mph, the scientists hope to better understand the locomotion of four-legged animals and then transfer that technology to the development of prosthetic limbs.

They even think the invention may eventually overtake the car as the world's main means of transportation - imagine riding this thing to work...

What a time to be alive.

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