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Title
Chart of bird victims of the tar pits
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Creator
Cobb, E. S
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
This chart shows the relative number and kinds of birds recovered from the asphalt of Rancho La Brea tar pits. Note that birds of prey and carrion feeders make up more than half of the total. Scientific names of the orders, with figures indicating the number of represented individuals of each, are given in the sectors of the small circle. The arrows point to illustrations of a few representative species of each order. The extinct species are marked with an asterisk. The original charts were prepared by David P. Willughby.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00010600
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Parks-Hancock Park-La Brea Tar Pits.
CARL0000012667
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/84554
Subject
Willoughby, David P
Fossils--California--Los Angeles
La Brea Pits (Calif.)
Hancock Park (Los Angeles, Calif. : Park)

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