Someday You Will Buy, Cower In Fear Of The Snakebot

Everyone knows robots with laser blasters will someday destroy and enslave humanity, but until now few realized they would take the form of slithery mechanical reptiles.

Behold, the snakebot, a creation of Carnegie Mellon’s biorobotics lab. The robotic terror can slither around, wrap around poles and trees and climb straight up and smohter you before you can radio a distress message to John Conner or Neo.

Watch this thing climb a tree and tell us how much you would pay to either buy one of these or an electronic mongoose to protect you from it.

Creepy Snake Bot Climbs Trees, We Stop Sleeping [Switched via BoingBoing]