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They're propelled by selectively sliding body parts or appendages across the ground

As the name implies, sliders move themselves across the ground by selectively sliding body parts along. So far, sliders come in 3 sub-categories:


Propel themselves via a horizontal wave motion


Propel themselves via a compressive longitudinal wave motion


Odd, non-biologically-inspired robots

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