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Impossible objects #20: Electric Butterflies
It doesn’t seem possible, but the “Chouchou” definitely looks real…
This electric “butterfly” in a jar is powered by three AA batteries, in the lid, and the creature responds to vibrations by “flying” and flapping its wings.
As Engadget says, the electric toy brings a new dimension to robotic pets….
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