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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But it's hard to "snap back" when you're trapped in a diplomatic La Brea Tar Pit.
In the city's west side, the team of paleontologists from Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits and the crew of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority made a startling discovery about a year ago.
The famous La Brea tar pits in Los Angeles begin to bubble as a long-dormant volcano deep beneath the city comes to life.
They include "hundreds of thousands of Smilodon bones" found at La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, according to the University of California Museum of Paleontology.
She's the lead paleontologist at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum in downtown L.
Designed by the Jerde Partnership, the building will have a faceted glass facade and a two-story lobby opening onto a public garden adjacent to the La Brea Tar Pits.
The La Brea Tar Pits literally means "the the tar tar
The first preserved leafcutter bees from the Pleistocene epoch have turned up in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.
Back in January, the La Brea Tar Pits bubbled in the background as Glynn and her crew pounded the lid onto the second plywood mold.
00pm, Sky1 Underneath the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California, a meteorologist discovers that there is a long-dormant volcano ready to erupt following a minor earthquake tremor.
La Brea Tar Pits is another site you should not miss given a chance to visit the city of Los Angeles.
Our guide, Jimmy McGill, took us to many landmarks made famous by the world of film and television, such as Rodeo Drive, the Beverly Wilshire Hotel (which famously featured in the film Pretty Woman), Los Angeles Town Hall, The La Brea Tar Pits, Paramount Pictures, the Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Bowl.