Saber-toothed Summer at La Brea Tar Pits
Make this summer fierce with a celebration of one of the Ice Age's mightiest predators: the saber-toothed cat.
Date & Location
Jun 14, 2023, 9:30 AM – Sep 04, 2023, 5:00 PM
$7 - $15 , 5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Prepare for an extraordinary summer celebration centered around one of the most formidable predators of the Ice Age: the saber-toothed cat. Immerse yourself in a world of awe-inspiring discoveries, captivating live shows, and thrilling exhibitions dedicated to these mighty felines, right here at the Tar Pits.
Embrace Your Inner Saber-Toothed Cat Enthusiast Embark on a journey of knowledge and fascination as you unravel the mysteries surrounding these magnificent creatures. As the first confirmed fossil discovered at the La Brea Tar Pits, saber-toothed cats hold a special place in the heart of Ice Age Los Angeles and the entirety of California. In 1974, they were even designated as the official state fossil. Much like the vibrant spirit of L.A., saber-toothed cats exude an undeniable aura of power. Their scientific name, Smilodon fatalis, perfectly captures their essence, with "smilodon" deriving from the Greek words for "blade" and "tooth," and "fatalis" from the Latin term for "deadly."
A Paws-itively Amazing Summer Make this summer an unforgettable experience by planning a visit to the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, where you can delve deep into the world of saber-toothed cats. Enjoy feline-themed tours and programs, witness the Ice Age come alive through captivating shows, engage in groundbreaking discoveries alongside our esteemed scientists, and prepare to be enthralled by the vast array of experiences we have in store for you. This is just a glimpse into the extraordinary adventure that awaits you.
So, get ready to unleash your inner saber-toothed cat aficionado and embark on an unforgettable journey through time at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. This summer promises to be furr-ever memorable as you witness the indomitable spirit and awe-inspiring majesty of these incredible creatures.
📅 Dates & Times
June 1 - September 4, 2023
9:30 AM - 5 PM
La Brea Tar Pits
5801 Wilshire Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90036
👤 Age requirement
Children 3-12 Years Old $7
Advanced, online tickets are highly recommended to ensure entry into the Museum and for special ticketed experiences.
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