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flamingos roosting in a shallow, high-altitude lake in the Atacama Desert.
September 9, 2020

Frigid Flock

The Atacama Desert in South America is the driest desert in the world, receiving an average of half an inch of rain a year. But sometimes snowmelt and water from springs combine to create high-altitude lakes, where migratory flamingos may stop to rest.
Photograph by Joel Sartore, Nat Geo Image Collection

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