Relationship between The Hominid Frog, The Pygmy Mole Rat and the Simethyltryptamine Slug
The delicate relationship between these remarkable creatures takes place only in the Brazilian rain-forests.
Slugs feed on one particular fungus that only grows near one particular type of Cecropia plant, given the presence of pygmy mole-rats. This fungus allow the slug to produce a special chemical called the Simethyltryptamine or SMT.
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*Group OSS by JJ and Fran
Selected Movements and Senses
The initial movements that we chose were the dog’s running motion and flea’s jumping motion. However, we felt that these two movements didn’t have much co-relation with each other, hence we changed our selected movements to the dog’s scratching motion and flea’s jumping motion. After all, it is the flea Read more →
For my dog prototype, I decided to make a wayang-inspired puppet to capture the running movement of the dog. My initial idea was to make use of gears to imitate the dog’s movement (as shown in the video below), but it was too complicated for me to figure out since it requires engineering and math, so I stuck with the Read more →