Best of 2012 - Snorkeling in the 'natural aquarium', a freshwater river in BrazilRhett Butler, mongabay.com
December 08, 2012
The natural aquarium in Bonito, Brazil. Photo by Rhett A. Butler
For the month of December, I'll be posting some of my favorite pictures from 2012. All of these photos were taken during the course of my reporting travels.
This is the 'natural aquarium' in Bonito, Brazil. Bonito is famous for its clear water rivers, which are a product of the karst rock formations in the region. Rainfall is filtered through limestone, reducing sediment load.
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