Obama, inventors check out electric giraffe

If President Barack Obama is mingling with inventors, sooner or later there has to be a robot. On Wednesday, it was Russell, the 17-foot electric giraffe towering in the South Lawn of the White House, a symbol of the quirky and clever creations Obama wanted to showcase on a day devoted to innovation.

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President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn on his return to the White House from a trip to Pittsburgh and New York City, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Photo by Associated Press
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