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Fossils

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LA Subway Dig Uncovers Prehistoric Artifacts

Scientists have long known that years before hipsters and tourists were trekking along Los Angeles’ Miracle Mile dinosaurs were doing so.

03/15/2014

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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.

10/27/2013

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‘Dinosaur Hall’ To Open July 16 At Natural History Museum

One of the world’s largest dinosaur exhibits is opening at the Natural History Museum.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/07/2011

Meganne Macias works on the giant pelvis of "Zed," a Colombian mammoth fossil discovered 80 percent complete, in the laboratory at the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits in 2009. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Search La Brea Tar Pits For Ice Age Fossils

With 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.

03/09/2011