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Ice Age Death Trap

  • by BBCWorldwide
  • 6 videos
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  • Last updated on May 23, 2012
Deep in the heart of California sticky tar bubbles from deep within the earth, forming a slick on the ground that today snares birds, insects and the occasional stray dog... but a few thousand years ago these tar pits caught and entombed thousands of the most spectacular animals ever to walk the continent. Forensic analysis of the remains allows a unique reconstruction of how these creatures lived and died and builds a detailed picture of Los Angeles 12,000BC. Brillinat CGI videos here.
Deep in the heart of California sticky tar bubbles from deep within the earth, forming a slick on the ground that today snares birds, insects and the occasional stray dog... but a few thousand years ago these tar pits caught and entombed thousands...
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