Let’s face it: snakes give many of us the willies, and one of the more time-honored (if mean, sneaky and hilarious) outdoors traditions is slipping a snake (either dead or harmless) into someone’s sleeping bag/tent/shoes/truck cab/boat/et cetera…

Now researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have constructed a robotic snake that can climb trees, and it’s far creepier than any real snake you’d encounter in the wild

From this story on Boingboing:

If you had one of these things, what would you use if for? Mobile trail cams?