It is called a chambered nautilus because it’s born with four internally connected chambers that it adds to as it grows. Over its lifespan, a nautilus can develop 30 or more chambers, all spun in a perfect logarithmic spiral.
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Look for the nautilus exhibit in the Tropical Gallery on Level 1. Nautilus species have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, earning them the nickname of "living fossils."Buy tickets online