Scientists resume digging at La Brea Tar Pits in LA

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Scientists resume digging at La Brea Tar Pits in LA

Excavators work at the bottom of the reactivated Pit 91 at the Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles The public will once again get an up-close view of scientists uncovering the bones of saber-toothed cats, mastodons and mammoths in the heart of Los Angeles.
A juvenile American mastodon skull, left, and a Harlan’s Ground Sloth pelvis, right, are seen in natural asphalt at the 1952 Observation Pit building at the Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.
A juvenile American mastodon skull lies trapped in natural asphalt at the 1952 Observation Pit building at the Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.

Scientists resume digging at La Brea Tar Pits in LA

Excavators work at the bottom of the reactivated Pit 91 at the Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles The public will once again get an up-close view of scientists uncovering the bones of saber-toothed cats, mastodons and mammoths in the heart of Los Angeles.
A juvenile American mastodon skull, left, and a Harlan’s Ground Sloth pelvis, right, are seen in natural asphalt at the 1952 Observation Pit building at the Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.
A juvenile American mastodon skull lies trapped in natural asphalt at the 1952 Observation Pit building at the Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.
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