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February 19, 2010

50-Foot Robo-Spider in Liverpool

A September 6, 2008 Mail [UK] story stated,

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"The steel and wood spider has sophisticated hydraulics which allow the dozen [!] engineers strapped to its frame to operate its eyes, legs and abdomen."

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It was built by the French company La Machine.

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Below, the 37-ton spider clings to the side of Liverpool's concourse building.

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The spider was ferried to Liverpool from France at a cost of £1.8 million.

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