Thursday, October 03, 2013

Call It "Lot's Lake."

Lake Natron in Tanzania. Because of volcanic activity that altered the chemistry of the lake's water, any creature falling into it quickly dies and, when dry, becomes stiff and statue-like. Photographer Nick Brandt has done a series of photographs of these dead creatures:

Click the link to see others of these striking images. H/T Rabid Librarian for the link.

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