La Brea Tar Pits

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La Bre·a Tar Pits

 (lə brā′ə)
A cluster of oil seeps in Los Angeles, California. They have yielded a wealth of fossils from prehistoric animals and plants that became trapped in the asphalt of the pools between 40,000 and 8,000 years ago.
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and continue until dusk at the Page Museum, La Brea Tarpits, 5801 Wilshire Blvd.