Ancient lake in India mysteriously turns pink, baffling scientists

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Ancient lake in India mysteriously turns pink, baffling scientists

India's Lonar Lake changed color suddenly, leaving experts puzzled  A lake about 300 miles east of Mumbai has mysteriously turned from blue to pink. Scientists are unable to determine exactly why the Lonar Lake, formed 50,000 years ago when a meteorite hit the Earth, might have changed color this month, CNN reported. Possible causes include an increase in the salinity of the water or the presence of red algae—a phenomenon observed in Lake Hillier in Australia, as well as parts of Utah’s Great Salt Lake. In a video tweeted by…

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