There is a magical lake in Northern Tanzania, Africa.
It's called Lake Natron and it can literally turn any animal that touches it to stone!!
Seriously, this sounds like a fairytale but it's not!
The lake gets its name from natron, a natural compound that's mainly made of sodium carbonate and some baking soda.
When animals swim through it, they eventually become calcified, effectively turning to stone!
Photographer Nick Brandt captured images of these petrified creatures for his new book, Across the Ravaged Land.
Brandt found several bird carcasses dead along the shoreline of the lake, so he posed them and snapped some pics, saying: