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Technically, what oozes out of the ground is asphalt, not tar. But tar stuck. In fact, it stuck twice: La brea is Spanish for "the tar," so the La Brea Tar Pits literally translates into "the tar tar pits."
by Citysearch on April 21, 2009 from Citysearch

Editorial Reviews

Editorial review from KidScore:
Kids can watch excavations in-process at La Brea Tar Pits, then visit the extensive but not overwhelming natural history museum. Even...
by by KidScore at KidScore on November 11, 2012 from Citysearch
Citysearch Editorial Review:
Unbelievable as it may seem, a bit of prehistoric history still exists in the middle of L.A. It’s been forever since saber tooth tigers and woolly mammoths roamed free in this city, but thanks to...
by by Jennifer Smith at Citysearch on October 30, 2009 from Citysearch
An odorous swamp of gooey asphalt oozes to the earth's surface in the middle of Los Angeles. No, it's not a low-budget horror-movie set -- it's La Brea Tar Pits, a truly bizarre primal pool on Museum Row where hot tar has been bubbling from the earth for more than 40,000 years. The bubbling pools may look like a fake Disney set, but they're the real thing and have enticed thirsty animals...
by frommers on March 31, 2007 from frommers
The gooey tar pits draw big crowds, while the adjacent George C. Page museum is mostly considered a side trip.:
Most of the year, the pits seem like innocent water-filled pools. However, the exhibits demonstrate the harsh truth about the formation of the tar pits and the animals that...
by by Contributor at Citysearch on October 04, 2006 from Citysearch

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The La Brea Tar Pits (or Rancho La Brea Tar Pits) are a cluster of tar pits around which Hancock Park was formed, in the urban heart of Los Angeles. Asphaltum or tar (brea in Spanish) has seeped up from the ground in this area for tens of thousands of years.
by foursquare on October 28, 2016 from foursquare