Roboticists unveil their latest creepily realistic humanoid – and it bears a striking resemblance to Sarah Palin

A humanoid robot named “Yangyang” shows a facial expression during its demonstration at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2015 in Beijing, China, April 29, 2015. The android was produced jointly by China’s Shanghai Yangyang Intellegent Robot Science Service center and Japanese professor Hiroshi Ishiguro, with the aim of popularizing robotics among the young. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A humanoid robot named Yangyang is the latest to be revealed in China.

Dressed in a full-length coat, the android can display a wide range of facial expressions and can speak, move its head, and raise its hands to greet people convincingly.

And the machine bears an uncanny – yet apparently accidental – resemblance to former Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin…

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