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Elephants use the tips of their trunks to grasp things with great precision – how this can help robotic design

By Pauline Costes, PhD Candidate at MECADEV (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique/Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle), Sorbonne Université
New research has found that the two ‘fingers’ on the tip of an elephant’s trunk exert different forces. The finding will be used to improve the abilities of bio-inspired robots.The Conversation

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