Los Angeles subway dig reveals prehistoric artifacts

March 15, 2014 6:53 PM

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Los Angeles subway dig reveals prehistoric artifacts

LOS ANGELES -- An exploratory subway shaft dug just down the street from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has uncovered a treasure trove of other prehistoric artifacts in the land where dinosaurs once roamed, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday.

They include mollusks, asphalt-saturated sand dollars and possibly the mouth of a sea lion dating to 2 million years ago, a time when the Pacific Ocean extended several miles farther inland than it does today.

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