Subway Paleontology: LA Construction Unearths Fossil TroveSince work on the LA Metro Purple Line extension began in 2014, fossilized remains have routinely turned up from creatures that roamed the grasslands and forests that covered the region during the last Ice Age, about 10,000 years ago.
Ancient Sloth, Bison Bones Found Under Crenshaw During Metro Line WorkA bison bone fragment and sloth hip joint were found in sandy clay.
Leatherback Turtles Among Treasure Trove Of Fossils Unearthed At O.C. Construction SiteCalifornia leatherback turtles are among a treasure trove of fossils unearthed at an Orange County construction site.
Reopened Site Presents Another Look At The Past At La Brea Tar PitsFor the first time in six years, Pit 91 is back in business at the La Brea Tar Pits.
LA Subway Dig Uncovers Prehistoric ArtifactsScientists have long known that years before hipsters and tourists were trekking along Los Angeles' Miracle Mile dinosaurs were doing so.
Scientists Dig For Fossils In LA A Century Later Scientists are still digging for Ice Age fossils in the heart of Los Angeles after a century of discoveries. So much has been uncovered from the La Brea Tar Pits that crews have a backlog of bones to clean and sort through.
'Dinosaur Hall' To Open July 16 At Natural History MuseumOne of the world’s largest dinosaur exhibits is opening at the Natural History Museum.
Scientists Search La Brea Tar Pits For Ice Age FossilsWith a dental pick in hand, Karin Rice delicately scraped off a clump of asphalt from a pelvic bone belonging to a horse that roamed Los Angeles tens of thousands of years ago.