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Senegal's Lake Retba, or as the French refer to it Lac Rose, is pinker than any milkshake. Experts say the lake gives off its pink hue due to cyanobacteria, a harmless halophilic bacteria found in the water. Lake Retba has a high salt content, much like that of the Dead Sea, allowing people to float effortlessly in the massive pink water.

Lake Retba In Senegal Looks Like A Giant Strawberry Milkshake. That's because the blood red colour is caused by high levels of salt - with some areas containing up to 40 per cent of it.

World's largest salt flat is Bolivia and its called Salar de Uyuni. When it rains, it turns into the world's largest mirror.
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World's largest salt flat is Bolivia and its called Salar de Uyuni. When it rains, it turns into the world's largest mirror.

Lake Hillier, Australia. The pink color of the lake is thought to come from red halophilic bacteria in the salt crusts.