Spirals in Nature

Challenge #60 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Show us the unique and interesting ways nature uses spirals, whether in plants, flowers, seeds pods, in insects ands spiders, (the ultimate spiral makers), or shells etc. Subjects should be taken outside in their natural environment, if possible, not inside under artificial conditions. No flat circles, or spheres. Macro and close-up shots welcome. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Submitted: Saturday, 17th August, 2013 19:36 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 24th January, 2013
Focal length: 400 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F7
ISO: 200
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