La Brea Tar Pits Home to Plethora of Ancient Fossils

June 21, 2014 5:58 PM

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La Brea Tar Pits Home to Plethora of Ancient Fossils

Hidden beneath the urban parts of Los Angeles, a window of time lies dormant. Within the tar pits of La Brea, lie a population of beasts from the past - dire wolves, saber-toothed cats, mastodons, and giant ground sloths. All of these fell prey to the pits' sludge.

Hidden beneath the urban parts of Los Angeles, a window of time lies dormant. Within the tar pits of La Brea, lie a population of beasts from the past - dire wolves, saber-toothed cats, mastodons, and giant ground sloths. All of these fell prey to the pits' sludge.

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