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Killer Whale-Inspired Submarine

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orca killer whale submarine Hammacher Schlemmer

credit: Hammacher Schlemmer

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This submarine from Hammacher Schlemmer is disguised as an orca, allowing two pilots to dive and spyhop just like a whale. The pilot uses levers to control pectoral fins and steers with foot pedals. Although it's just for recreation, it's an interesting application of biomimicry.

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