Be advised, on Saturday, October 8, there will be a USC Football game at 4:30 PM and traffic and parking may be impacted throughout the day. Please plan your visit accordingly.

Press & Filming

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News & Press Archive

La Brea Tar Pits Selected as One of First 100 Geological Heritage Sites

Iconic L.A. fossil site will be honored by the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) during celebratory conference in Zumaia, Spain, October 25–28. Planned museum renovation will better share the site’s critical research on climate change with the public.

Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County Receive More Than $6.4M in Science and Research Grants 

Grants will fund research in biodiversity, climate change, human activities, and extinction and provide support for mentoring the next generation of natural history researchers.

New Study Finds Urban Development and Changing Fire Regimes Negatively Impacting Blainville's Horned Lizard Populations

Research by a team of lizard scientists calls for increased efforts across Greater Los Angeles to conserve the iconic lizard species, native to southern and central California and northern Baja California

Burro-ing Into the Past

A new study reveals that introduced donkeys and indigenous pumas are helping to resurrect extinct food webs in Death Valley.

Eating bamboo? It's all in the wrist.

An ancient fossil reveals the earliest panda to survive solely on bamboo and the evolutionary history of panda's false thumbs