Is Pleo the robotic dinosaur the new Sony Aibo?

When I first heard about Pleo in January’s issue of Wired magazine, I got all excited thinking about the possibilities of owning a robotic dinosaur. We’ve seen many robotic animals such as the Furby, Robosapien and Sony’s Aibo, but this Pleo sounded like a whole different kettle of fish.

Dreams become reality, and only a few months after the interview with Chung was published in Wired, it’s now been placed on every geeks favourite boutique, ThinkGeek. Pleo the dinosaur doesn’t just look the part, he moves and react autonomously with both humans and his surroundings, in a ‘lifelike, organic movement’…