Fractals in Physiology

Animal Lungs

For comparison with human lungs, here are some other mammalian lungs. Note the considerable differences in branching geometry. Click each picture for an enlargement in a new window.

These pictures are of casts loaned by Dr. Robert Henry DMV of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dog, front Dog, back
Dog, front Dog, back
Pig, front Pig, back
Manatee, front Manatee, back
Camel, front Camel, back

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