Japan: 'Super Monster Wolf' helping farmers

Japan: 'Super Monster Wolf' helping farmers (TV ASAHI/CNN)

It might look like a toy, but this robot actually serves a serious purpose.

The video shows the, quote: "Super Monstor Wolf" in Japan.

And while it may be more funny than terrifying to humans- the collaborators on the project say it's helping farmers in Japan scare away pests that are hurting their crops.

The developers are hopeful that the robot's different sounds will keep animals from getting used to it and ignoring it.

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