And just like the Dead Sea swimmers are even able to FLOAT on the water with ease.
The bizarre colour is caused by high levels of salt – with some areas
containing up to 40% of the condiment.
Michael Danson, an expert in extremophile bacteria from Bath University, said:
“The strawberry colour is produced by salt-loving organism Dunaliella salina……..
There wasn’t always a lake there: the trunks of pine trees jutting out of the water provide testimony to that.
So what happened here?