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Watch this robot stumble around the woods like a drunk human

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Boston Dynamics, the robotics company acquired by Google in 2013, recently took one of its humanoid robots walkies - the results of which were shown off during a recent Fab Lab conference.

Although it's attached to a power tether, the robot is pretty free to roam around. While it struggles more with uneven ground, it manages to navigate through without falling over, though there are a few close calls.

The robot's movements are eerily human, but Boston Dynamics still has a lot of work to do. Company founder Marc Raibert says that the company is working on a version of the robot which doesn't have a tether.

"We're making pretty good progress so it has mobility that's in shooting range of yours," he said.

Hugh Langley

Hugh Langley is the Senior Tech Reporter at Business Insider. He wrote for many magazines and websites including Business Insider, The Telegraph, IGN, Gizmodo, Entrepreneur Magazine, TechRadar, WIRED (UK), TrustedReviews, Business Insider Australia, Business Insider India, Business Insider Singapore and more.