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Updated on: Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 01:52 PM IST

Mysterious pool found in New Mexico's virgin cave passages; Netizens say it looks like a donut

The pool completely evolved without any human presence.
Max Wisshak (www.speleo-photo.de)

Max Wisshak (www.speleo-photo.de)

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Recently, Carlsbad Caverns National Park posted a photo on Facebook wherein they shared incredible news that a “completely pristine” pool was discovered on the recent expedition. It was found in Lechuguilla Cave in New Maxico.

The post mentioned that the pool completely evolved without any human presence and edges beneath the pool appear to be ‘pool fingers’, which could be bacterial colonies.

The expedition team took special precautions to ensure there were no contaminants introduced to these pools of water.

Exploration in caves sometimes yields wondrous sights. This cave pool, found in Lechuguilla Cave, appears to be...

Posted by Carlsbad Caverns National Park on Sunday, May 31, 2020

The post was also shared by the national park on Twitter. However, many users found the photo very strange and widely shared it on social media. Many of them wrote that the cave looks like some food dish. Some called it a fried fish, while a few others called it a donut.

Check out the reactions here:

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Published on: Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 01:37 PM IST
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