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Deadly lake turns animals into statues
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10-03-2013, 12:33 AM #1
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Quote:ACCORDING to Dante, the Styx is not just a river but a vast, deathly swamp filling the entire fifth circle of hell. Perhaps the staff of New Scientist will see it when our time comes but, until then, Lake Natron in northern Tanzania does a pretty good job of illustrating Dante's vision.


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10-03-2013, 12:35 AM #2
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Link is no good, heres a fresh one

10-03-2013, 12:39 AM #3
Octo Mother Superior
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Surreal damned.gif
10-03-2013, 12:56 AM #4
DiggerDawg Member
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Quote:as this calcified bird (top) illustrates. The animals are all arranged in poses by the photographer.

Ok just a tad macob

Could i have the keys to room 143 pleasesmurf.jpg

10-03-2013, 12:56 AM #5
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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damned.gif That was unbelievable. Holy apocalypse.

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10-03-2013, 01:12 AM #6
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This is weird about that lake as well:

Quote:The lake is the only regular breeding area in East Africa for the 2.5 million Lesser Flamingoes, whose status of "near threatened" is a consequence of their dependence on the single breeding location. As salinity increases, so do the number of cyanobacteria, and the lake can support more nests. These flamingoes, the single large flock in East Africa, gather along saline lakes in the region, where they feed on Spirulina (a blue-green algae with red pigments). Lake Natron is a safe breeding location because its caustic environment is a barrier against predators trying to reach their nests on seasonally-forming evaporite islands.


Creepy looking Place uhoh.gif
10-03-2013, 01:21 AM #7
Octo Mother Superior
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Wow! That's wild! blink.gif
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10-03-2013, 01:36 AM #8
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Amazing Planet we live on, everything has a purpose, but sometimes we just don't see it. Other than us, chuckle.gif
10-04-2013, 01:16 AM #9
Athenagoddess Member
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Incredible, would love to visit this place, but not dip a toe.37.gif



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