THE ROBOT ZOO

The Robot Zoo Exhibit
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Robot Giraffe

The face of a robot giraffe appears to smile at visitors to “The Robot Zoo.”

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Robot Giraffe Dwarfs Visitors

The head and neck of the robot giraffe tower over two exhibit-goers. The head and neck stretch 9 feet from a cartoon-like factory window at the entrance to the exhibit.

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Mister Platypus

Two girls build a creature resembling a platypus, using model parts from the real animal and others such as an elephant’s trunk.

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Chameleon Activity Stations

Two brothers control the giant robot chameleon.  At the three different stations, they can change its color, move its body, head, eyes and tongue.

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Robot House Fly

A teacher talks to her class about a robot house fly that features a 10-foot wingspread and multiple visual receptors to simulate the real insect’s compound eyes.

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Robot Bat

A 6-foot robot bat hangs upside-down from a tree branch at twilight. The robot opens its wings slightly, as if awakening to begin its nightly forage for food.

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Robot Rhinoceros

Two young girls operate a winch to raise and lower the head of the robot rhino into position on its body. The robot appears to be under construction in a factory workshop or “body shop.”

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Robot Platypus

A mother and her daughter observe the robot platypus as it swims just below the water’s surface.

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Robot Giant Squid

An 18-foot tentacle of the robot giant squid grips a struggling fish, as one animated visitor tries to imitate the motion for her friend.

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Robot Grasshopper

A 9-foot-long robot grasshopper appears ready for a spring-assisted takeoff over two young exhibit-goers.

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Tortoise Track

Two youngsters wearing numbered shells race like turtles around the Tortoise Track.