Robotic animal-like machines have a rough deal in image making. They are either too puppy-like cute for words that want to make you cry or too scary that want to make you scream. So what does one say about ETH Zurich’s Articulated Locomotion and Manipulation tech for its ANYmal robot? Natural? Naturally creepy? In short, this is ALMA—Articulated Locomotion and Manipulation for a Torque-Controllable Robot.