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La Brea Tar Pits Celebrates 100 Years of Discovery

The animals paid with their lives, but visitors to the La Brea Tar Pits got in free today to celebrate the 100th anniversary of excavations on the site. The unassuming museum complex on Wilshire Boulevard is considered the only urban-located, Ice Age site that is being actively excavated. Since 1913, scientists have discovered more than five million fossils covering over …

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