WALTHAM (CBS) – Depending on your perspective, this video might be really cool or a bit terrifying.

Last February, Boston Dynamics in Waltham introduced us to “Atlas,” a human-like robot that could trudge through the snow, open doors and move boxes.

Now, Atlas can do backflips.

Atlas doing a backflip (Image credit: CBS This Morning)

The company posted a video Thursday of Atlas jumping over boxes and then doing a backflip off the tallest one. It even raises its arms in celebration after completing the stunt.

“RIP humanity,” one YouTube commenter wrote.

Atlas celebrates its backflip (Image credit: CBS This Morning)

The video has more than 2.6 million views so far.

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