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Lake Natron Turns Animals To Stone

Photographer Nick Brandt was traveling across Africa doing a photo shoot for a new book he was working on when he came across an amazing sight. While visiting Lake Natron in Tanzania, he noticed birds and animals that appeared to …

Weird Toxic Lake in Tanzania Turns Animals Into Statues
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The New Scientist reports that a bizarre lake in northern Tanzania is turning animals into calcified statues. Lake Natron, named for the compound that occurs naturally in its waters, looks like a description directly out of Dante’s Divine Comedy: a …