One Lake In Tanzania Turns Animals Into Statues

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One Lake In Tanzania Turns Animals Into Statues

When you turn up on the shoreline of Lake Natron in Tanzania, you may be forgiven for believing to be in a nightmare. All along the shoreline you can find eerie corpses of animals, stiffened corpses all standing like statues. They have been calcified by the water, a group of bats or birds, meeting a...

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