The river delta of Camargue in France is home to the peculiar spectacle of water that turns blood red.
Scientists believe that the reason this happens is because of the high salt concentration in the water, the salt can be found encrusting everything along the lake's shoreline including plants, branches and rocks.
While a perfectly safe and natural phenomenon, some people who have seen photographs of the blood-red waters have jumped to an altogether more alarmist interpretation - believing the waters to signal a forthcoming disaster or even the end of the world.
"The picturesque Camargue, France is home to numerous salt flats."
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Source: New York Daily News
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