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Pink River is Real

Posted in 2016 with tags , , , , on January 12, 2016 by theboldcorsicanflame

pink-river

This is Lake Retba in Senegal and is actually pink. This is caused by the high concentration of salt in the water (Up to 40%) which created a high concentration of “dunaliella salina” a salt eating bacteria, which turns pink. The salt is harvested and sold locally.

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