Over the years, archaeologists have excavated copious amounts of important fossils from the La Brea Tar Pits, also known as Rancho La Brea. How knowledgeable are you about this prehistoric place of many a mammoth's demise?
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Where are the La Brea Tar Pits located?
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How old are the majority of the Ice Age fossils found in the La Brea Tar Pits?
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How many fossilized bones have been found in the tar pits?
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What species fell prey to the tar pits most frequently?
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What species came in second?
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Where does the tar in the pits come from?
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Why do animals get trapped in the tar pits?
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Couldn't the animals free themselves?
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How often did large animals get caught in the tar pits?
Question 10 of 20
What's Project 23?
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How much did the heaviest box weigh?
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How long did the process take?
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What's one example of a unique find that's come out of Project 23?
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What's so special about the specimen nicknamed Zed, discovered during the course of Project 23?
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How many fossils is Project 23 expected to add to the La Brea collection?
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What is the asphalt in the tar pits comprised of?
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What causes the tar pits to bubble?
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Who donated the Rancho La Brea lands to Los Angeles County for scientific study and preservation?
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Who donated the money for the museum dedicated to the La Brea Tar Pits?
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