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I'd like to see a robot running at full speed for a cheetah, about sixty miles per hour. (Read
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|"dont forget the prowler from David gerrolds "A Season for Slaughter"
Middle of chapter 9:
The P-120 had been originally designed for armed reconnaissance. Built for use against urban guerrillas, it was fast, silent, and deadly. Now, retrofitted for going down into worm nests, its unique capabilities were proving particularly well suited to subterranean missions. Low and pantherlike, Sher Khan had six slender legs and looked like the disjointed mating of an elongated cheetah and a titanium snake; but the uplifted head was larger and more sinister-its jowls were gun barrels."
( 2/28/2011 5:26:28 PM)
|"Thanks for writing in with that; I read that novel, but it was such a long time ago that I forgot that detail. Did Gerrold ever finish that series? I'll add it to the database."
(Bill Christensen 3/1/2011 6:08:16 AM)
|"See the entry for the P-120 recon robot."
(Bill Christensen 3/1/2011 6:20:36 AM)
|"See also the manshonyagger from Alpha Centauri."
(Bill Christensen 3/1/2011 7:43:30 AM)
|"and AMEE from the moview Red Mars."
(Adi 3/14/2011 12:31:52 AM)
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