Channel of Sancti Petri, Chiclana, Cádiz

Channel of Sancti-Petri, Chiclana, Cádiz
They look like the circumvolutions of a brain. As mammals evolved,
the brain had to fold itself in order to increase its area without an
exaggerated growth of volume. The brain is a deflated balloon. The
wrinkles in our heads are lovely, but no one sees them.

Juan Luis Arsuaga

Channel of Sancti Petri, Chiclana, Cádiz
36º 24’ 21.49’’ N 6º 12’ 27.80’’ W / November 24, 2005
Wetlands formed by deposits of mud and sand of tidal influence.
The photograph shows a zone of confluence of currents during low
tide. The mud appears covered by green enteromorpha algae. A
flock of yellow-legged gulls (Larusmichaelis) rest and look for food.
Protection status: Bay of Cádiz Nature Park.
Photo: © Héctor Garrido