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Los Angeles Dig finds fossils

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  1. Mar 23, 2018 #1
    Ever wonder what is under the ground you are walking on?
    No, neither do I, usually.
    But, if anything, at least a record of the history of the earth lies under your feet.

    https://phys.org/news/2017-12-subway-paleontology-la-unearths-fossil.html
     
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  3. Mar 23, 2018 #2
    Pretty awesome! I hope the builders let the scientists peak about even if it slows them down.
     
  4. Mar 23, 2018 #3

    Charles Link

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    The La Brea Tar Pits are right in the center of L.A.= Los Angeles, and they have turned up many fossils: https://tarpits.org/la-brea-tar-pits I never went in to the museum, but I did ride the Wilshire Boulevard bus right by the place quite a number of times.
     
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  5. Mar 24, 2018 #4
    There was also a report this morning from CBS - heard the vocals on the local radio station carrying the CBS update of news of the week.
    I would never have guessed that beneath Los Angeles there was such a rich collection of fossils.
    I suppose I used the incorrect word - history without the pre-.
     
  6. Mar 24, 2018 #5
    Close enough I suppose.:biggrin:
     
  7. Mar 24, 2018 #6
    Apparently if the workers find something, they report the find, and move to work on an area farther removed.
     
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