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Tar Pits During the Ice Age

The Carpinteria tar pits have produced many additions to the fossil record. Some of the fossils found at the park include the Ground Sloth, Dire Wolf, American Mastodon, and Saber-toothed Cat. Watch the video below to learn more about the tar pits during the pleistocene period.

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 Suggested Activity:  Making Fossils with dough