Ancient salt lake in China turns blood red

ancient-salt-lake-china-turns-blood-redAn ancient salt lake near the north China city of Yuncheng, Shanxi province, has recently turned red on one side, making it a famous tourist destination.

Local officials say that the lake always turns red at this time of the year.

It turned out that the red color comes from a kind of algae known as dunaliella salina, according to scientists.

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