Nose to the ground, this beest pushes itself forward using energy stored in a row of wind stomachs—plastic bottles along the beest’s shoulder. It’s the location of these stomachs that inspire the name Umerus, or “shoulder,” in Latin.
Despite highly evolved pivoting feet and strong legs, Umerus proved too unstable for life on the beach. However, it survives well in the calmer conditions of museums.
Epoch: Cerebrum, The Brains Period, 2006-present