This article was previously published on lhexapod.com as part of my journey of discovery into robotics and embedded assembly programming. A full index of these articles can be found here.
This is the kind of thing that I mean when I say ‘hexapod robot’. I particularly like the head and mandibles.
More details can be found here: http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=2762 and here: http://blog.trossenrobotics.com/index.php/2009/03/17/a-pod-a-robot-ants-tale/