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A Lake in France Turns Blood Red

via Huff Post Green

River waters turning to blood might be something out of an apocalyptic nightmare, but, fear not: A river in France is not red with blood, but rather with salt.

A lake in the Camargue in southern France — a river delta where the Rhône meets the sea — has turned blood red, and scientists believe that the change in hue is due to a natural phenomenon, the New York Daily News reports.

The high concentration of salt in the form of salt flats turn the normally blue water a deep crimson shade…

(read more)     (photos: T - NASA; B - Sam Dobson)

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