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Their pincers look menacing, but are not hazards for humans.
Now, scientists have developed robotic pincers inspired by geckos to help grab space trash.
The two horned pincers on a male beetle’s head are likely used to battle other males over territory, the website insectidentification.org says.
In the tunnels and on the dusty earth, termites fell by the score and warrior ants lost limbs and perished under the pincer shear of terrible mandibles.
Outside the hollows, the crabs move rapidly on tree trunks, using their pincer-bearing thick front legs to propel themselves.
Van der Meiden tells the AFP that the stinger pattern could also be related to how each species uses its pincers to ward off predators.
The boat crane operator uses giant pincers to grab the timber and drop it into a debris box on deck.
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