Hand Crafted Giant Squid Flexes Its Mechanical Tentacles

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Mechateuthis by sculptor Barry Crawford, is an astounding hand crafted giant steel squid whose fully articulating tentacles flex when any or all of its eight hand cranks are turned. Probably the closest you’ll get to a giant monster movie in real life, the mechanical cephalopod was successfully funded through GoFundMe and made its debut at Burning Man 2015. He’s been out flexing his tentacles again recently, making an appearance at Maker Faire Bay Area 2016.

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