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Mecha Mothra, is that you?

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The butterflies are built from old recycled phones.

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Both cutting-edge mobiles and retro handsets can be seen in the butterflies' construction.

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Each butterfly has its own phone number.

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When you call this number, the butterfly springs into action.

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"Extendable antennae, a head which moves on more than one axis of freedom and laser eyes" are some of the touted abilities. Yipes.

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The butterflies feature wings made of phone screens, which beam out unique patterns.

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The robots took seven months to build.

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Please please please don't let this become sentient.

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