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Steer horns, assorted bottles, a wagon wheel, and even rusty vintage firearms were recovered from the grotto floor in 1995—akin to a La Brea tar pit for the pioneer set.
Even when the wind here cooperated, Gordita was still like living on a houseboat anchored in a tar pit.
Last summer, Leger was expecting to see a dramatic increase in fossils as construction approached the tar pits.
Males were more likely to die in natural traps such as tar pits, ice lakes, mudflows, and bogs, according to a new study in Current Biology of DNA extracted from 98 fossilized woolly mammoths found across the Siberian landscape.
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