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Topic: La Brea Tar Pits

La Brea Tar Pits reopen to public after 20 years: Watch scientists excavate fossils

The observation pit at La Brea Tar Pits has re-opened for the first time in 20 years. The location has 50,000 years of history.

Animals June 22, 2014

Bee fossils from La Brea Tar Pits offer clues to Ice Age climate

Fossils of bees from the La Brea Tar Pits are offering clues to the climate during the Ice Age. Is modern-day colony collapse disorder (CCD) trying to tell humans something as well?

Earth/Environment April 11, 2014

Fossils from La Brea Tar Pits show climate change drove evolution of ice age predators

Fossils from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles show climate's effect on ancient saber-toothed cats and huge, ferocious wolves. What really happened?

Animals April 11, 2014

Ice age fossils discovered in LA subway dig

Subway diggers in LA have found a veritable treasure trove of fossils. The fossils were unearthed while workers were digging a shaft near the La Brea Tar Pits in LA's West side.

Animals March 16, 2014

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