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An interesting book was published by Brian Goodwin about 20 yesrs ago now - How the Leopard Changed it spots.

Some people thought of it as an attack on natural selection, but it really wasn't. It was a fascinating look at how the inherent properties of matter could lead to patterns (such as spiral arrangement of leaves or zebra stripes) without intervention from natural selection

https://www.amazon.co.uk/How-Leopard-Changed-Its-Spots/dp/07...




Absolutely fascinating. Thanks for sharing




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