Tuz Golu Lake turns red
At first glance, you may think this is ink sprayed on canvas, but it is actually a product of nature. /VCG Photo
Tuz Golu, one of the largest salt lakes in the world, was seen turning red due to the flourishing of Dunaliella salina, a type of halophile micro-algae. /VCG Photo
The algae is said to be harmless and can be used for cosmetics and dietary supplements. /VCG Photo
The Tuz Golu Lake stretches for more than 580 square miles and measures just three to six meters deep. /VCG Photo