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La Brea Tar Pits Celebrate 100 Years Of Discoveries

Have you ever wondered where so many museums get their bones and artifacts? Many of them come from tar pits. The La Brea Tar Pits were first discovered in 1875 and have given scientists the bones of mammoths, mastodons, saber-toothed cats, dire wolves and other Ice Age creatures. Millions of years ago, animals who were wandering around, hiding from predators …

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