Water is blue — isn't it? Well, it seems Mother Nature likes to keep us on our toes, and that means water is sometimes, well, the color of bubblegum. Australia is famous for some pretty bizarre animals and unusual places, but its pink lakes are in a category of their own. For years, one such body of water has defied scientific explanation, but recent research is changing that.
Pink Don't Sink
Key Facts In This Video
Lake Hillier is a bright pink lake in Australia's Recherche Archipelago. 00:28
Australia's bright pink Lake Hillier is about ten times saltier than the ocean. 01:04
Although scientists are unsure exactly why Lake Hillier is bright pink, it's perfectly safe to swim in. 02:36
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