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Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
University of California - Riverside

Tar Pit at Rancho La Brea

Caption: A tar pit at Rancho La Brea. Pits like these have yielded thousands of animal fossils.

Credit: D. E. Crowley, UCR.

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