Kawasaki Unveils Robotic Goat, and It’s More Bizarre Than It Sounds

Kawasaki does a lot of things right. Seeing as there’s no previous context for a rideable, robotic goat, this might very well be one of them.

Why did Kawasaki make a robot for humans to ride in the likeness of a goat? Your guess is as good as ours.

One thing’s for sure: Unless this rig is hiding some highly unexpected abilities, you won’t see it cavorting alongside its nimble flesh-and-blood counterparts anytime soon.

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Sam Anderson

Sam Anderson is a staff writer at GearJunkie, and several other All Gear websites.

He has been writing about climbing, cycling, running, wildlife, outdoor policy, the outdoor industry, vehicles, and more for 2 years. Prior to GearJunkie, he owned and operated his own business before freelancing at GearHungry. Based in Austin, Texas, Anderson loves to climb, boulder, road bike, trail run, and frequent local watering holes (of both varieties).

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