nesola: Jellyfish Lake, Republic of Palau, Micronesia. The jellyfish evolved in the lake without any predators, and over time grew vegetarian and lost their ability to sting. Their red color is a result of an algae diet. The water in the lake is salty.
A Photo Tour of West Texas: Where High Desert Meets High Art - Condé Nast Traveler. An easy two-mile hike leads between the towering walls of Santa Elena Canyon, where the Rio Grande flows between Texas and limestone cliffs in Mexico.