Horns & Shells


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  • The growth of horns of many species is a logarithmic spiral.
  • Fractal patterns can be found on snail-shells and ammonites
  • snail shells themselves are logarithmic spirals

 

 

 

 

Sierpinsky Triangles on a  snail-shell
Sierpinsky Triangles on a snail-shell
Logarithmic spirals in ancient ammonite fossils
Logarithmic spirals in ancient ammonite fossils

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