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o-CALCIFIED-FISH-EAGLE-900 Many people love bird watching. Others like all sorts of animals and free roaming creatures. Most people will be shocked by the calcified remains of a range of creatures that adorn a once-attractive lake. They are a testimony to man’s treatment of the earth.

Have a look at what has happened to this flamingo and all the other wildlife caught in Lake Natron, Tanzania by photographer Nick Brandt.

What are we doing to our planet? Is this the future for any living thing that touches pollution? Calcification if not total dissolution?

Let’s not grumble any more at being asked to think about and pay for the footprints we leave through our use of chemicals…. but I expect we will.

The full story is at Huffington Post. o-CALCIFIED-DOVE-900o-CALCIFIED-FLAMINGO-900o-CALCIFIED-BAT-900o-CALCIFIED-SONGBIRD-900o-CALCIFIED-SWALLOW-900