The Robot Spider

This is creepy, the way it moves. It is a robot with eight legs, programmed to move like a spider, and covered with a black material. View the video…

The T8 Octopod with skin. The movement creeps me out:

A similar robot without the skin, same movement. This almost creeps me out too. Why?

Is there a deep psychological or evolutionary reason we avoid spiders? Read more ablut this amazing robot in the article T8 robot tarantula gives everyone the willies.