10 Strange Things You Didn’t Know Were Happening Around The World

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These amazing phenomenon are happening all around you. Some may even be worth traveling for.
1. Red Crab Migration

Christmas Island, Australia is the location of the great crab migration. Around October and November, red crabs in the area begin to migrate from the forest to the ocean so they can breed and release eggs into the ocean.
2. Lake Retba

This lake in Senegal turns red because the algae in the lake is absorbing light.
3. Happy Valley Tree

This tree is located at the Happy Valley Horse Racing Arena in Hong Kong and has grown in the same direction as the brick pattern.
4. Moeraki Boulders

These boulders in New Zealand occur in clusters and are the result of wave erosion.
5. Spotted Lake

The spots in this Canadian lake are the result of evaporation and mineral deposits.
6. Rainbow Eucalyptus

This type of eucalyptus occurs naturally in the northern hemisphere. They can grow to be 6 feet wide and 200 feet wide and are used to make paper.
7. Waitomo Glowworm Caves

You can actually take a guided boat tour through these amazing New Zealand caves. These glowworms, called Arachnocampa luminosa, only exist in New Zealand.
8. Glowing waves

This amazing phenomenon occurs in San Diego, Taiwan and many other places. It’s the result of phytoplankton being washed to the shore.
9. Lake Natron

This great salt lake in northern Tanzania has pH levels that are so high, it can burn the skin and eyes of non-native animals.
10. Door to Hell

The “Door to Hell” is a natural gas field in Derweze, Turkemistan. The rich natural gas deposits where lit in 1971 by Soviet petroleum engineers. The field emits a strong smell of sulfur.



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