Ladder-walking locusts use vision to place limbs, proving that small brains can perform complex tasks, such as sophisticated motor control. Locusts have been model organism for studying limb control for the past 40 years, and were crucial to many breakthroughs in neuroscience. Insects are often inspiration for limb control in robotics.

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