‘Crabster’ Crab Robot Scuttles Out of Korean Lab

Grab a mallet, tongs, and as much butter as you can carry, because the Crabster is on its way. The 1,400 pound ocean-going robot is the brainchild of the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, and wasn’t at all designed to dismember you limb from limb before disappearing into the briny depths of an indifferent sea.

Via Popular Science:

What’s that clacking sound? Better read the rest of the article before the Crabster arrives.

  • jasonpaulhayes

    Am I missing something or does a walking robot in the ocean makes about as much sense as a swimming robot flopping around on land?

    • Anarchy Pony

      Not if its primary place of operation is on the sea floor.

  • Anarchy Pony

    What kind of savage uses a mallet to eat crab?