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Contact: Kristin Friedrich
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Fossil Insect Traces on Ice Age Horse Foot Bone

Caption: This image shows a horse sesamoid (foot bone) riddled with insect damage. The bone, between 33,000-36,000 years old, is housed at the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits.

Credit: Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits

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