PHOTOS Tuz Golu Lake turns red


Tuz Golu Lake turns red


04:29, July 13, 2018

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

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