Meet the Nautilus

NautilusSpirlDataAndFitThe nautilus joins the ranks of cephalopods like the squid, cuttlefish, and octopus. However, the nautilus is the only one with a chambered shell. Interestingly, this shell is a natural logarithmic spiral.

Check out this video from the BBC to learn more:

“Meet the…” is a collaboration between The Finch & Pea and Nature Afield to bring Nature’s amazing creatures into your home.

Author: Heidi Kay Smith

Biology PhD student on the cusp of finishing and moving on to a postdoc in the behavioral ecology of amphibians. I blog to share my thoughts, ideas, and general feelings of awe of the natural world.

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