Terrifying ‘death pool’ at bottom of the sea kills ANY animal that swims into it – and it’s 100ft long

AS if life under the sea wasn’t tough enough, there are some depths not fit for any animal to survive. Rare brine pools in the Red Sea are incredibly salty and have no oxygen whatsoever. youtube / OceanXExperts get rare glimpse of salty underwater lakes[/caption] youtube / OceanXDiscovery was made in the Gulf of Aqaba, a northern extension of the Red Sea[/caption] In fact, any that dare to wander within the brine is “immediately stunned or killed”, according to experts. But there are some winners. Sea predators that lurk nearby “feed on the unlucky,” Professor Sam Purkis, from the University of Miami, told Live Science. “At this great depth, there is ordinarily not much life on the seabed. Read more about nature BEASTS IN THE EAST Wild BISON return to UK for 1st time in thousands of years RIVER MONSTER World’s biggest freshwater fish weighing same as a GRIZZLY BEAR is caught “However, the brine pools are a rich oasis of life. “Thick carpets of microbes support a diverse suite of animals.” Deep sea brine pools are one of the most extreme environments on Earth which develop deep on the seafloor. Scientists are intrigued by these salty underwater lakes as they’re believed…

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Terrifying ‘death pool’ at bottom of the sea kills ANY animal that swims into it – and it’s 100ft long

Updated: July 20, 2022 — 10:27 am