The Robot Dog From Battlestar Galactica Was A Chimp In Costume

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The original Battlestar Galactica featured a robot dog called Muffit. The robot-Daggit was played by a chimpanzee named Evolution.

Illustration for article titled The Robot Dog From Battlestar Galactica Was A Chimp In Costume
Illustration for article titled The Robot Dog From Battlestar Galactica Was A Chimp In Costume
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Illustration for article titled The Robot Dog From Battlestar Galactica Was A Chimp In Costume

The Galactica.TV site has a video of the original series' actors reminiscing about working with the chimpanzee, as well as concept art for the creature, including this illustration by Ralph McQuarrie:

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