La Brea Tar Pits

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site in Los Angeles, California, of pools of low-grade crude oil which have yielded fossils of trapped prehistoric animals

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“La Brea Tar Pits.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/La%20Brea%20Tar%20Pits. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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