La Brea Tar Pits NPR's Renee Montagne pays a visit to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, where the a paleontological dig is taking place. The pits once supplied Native Americans and local settlers with sealant and fuel, and in the late 1800's they began to yield the bones of ancient beasts.
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La Brea Tar Pits

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La Brea Tar Pits

La Brea Tar Pits

La Brea Tar Pits

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Renee Montagne pays a visit to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, where the a paleontological dig is taking place. The pits once supplied Native Americans and local settlers with sealant and fuel, and in the late 1800's they began to yield the bones of ancient beasts.