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Paleontologists Expecting More Fossil Discoveries in Downtown LA

Illustration of a mastodon (left) and an adult mammoth (right)
 (Courtesy of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County)
Illustration of a mastodon (left) and an adult mammoth (right) (Courtesy of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County)

What’s a great place for fossil discoveries? Lately, paleontologists have been “striking gold” at the construction site for the Los Angeles Metro Purple Line Extension. Over...

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A Canton Junk
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