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Ice Age Encounters

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; check calendar for times
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Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; check calendar for times

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La Brea Tar Pits
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Free for Members
$5 for Non-Members (online)
$6 for Non-Members (at the door)
Free for Children 2 years and under

This dynamic, live performance features a life-size adult saber-toothed cat puppet that brings the distant past to life. Join us to uncover the mysteries of some of the extinct creatures who roamed Ice Age Los Angeles over 10,000 years ago.