WONDER #748: Where are the La Brea Tar Pits?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. why the La Brea Tar Pits are the best place to visit in California.
  2. how to excavate fossilized remains from a giant tar pit.
  3. how to avoid getting stuck in tar.
  4. the La Brea Tar Pits, which lie in the heart of Los Angeles and hold the remains of many prehistoric animals.

Question 2 of 3

The La Brea Tar Pits were once called the ______________________________.

  1. Salt Creek oil fields
  2. California fossil bed
  3. Los Angeles asphalt source
  4. La Brea sinkhole

Question 3 of 3

Tar has seeped from the ground of the La Brea Tar Pits for _________________ years.

  1. 100
  2. 10,000
  3. 40,000
  4. 1 billion

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