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How Robots Could End Animals in Captivity

Did you know engineers created a robotic dolphin? Edge Innovations is a special effect company that created the animatronic Orca in the movie Free Willy. Now they are trying to revolutionize the marined themed parks industry. They have created a dolphin so realistic, they are hoping to replace animals held in captivity. 

This AI dolphin can perform various movements autonomously. In addition it can be controlled remotely by humans similar to piloting a drone. They have created two prototypes and currently working on version 3.0. Each time they make adjustments and improvements to the program along the way to making the creature even more life like. 

To see this robotic dolphin in action, click on the movie below.