Dioramas and Exhibits
La Brea Tar Pit with giant sloth and sabertooth cat
creator of digital collection
Giant sloth (Paramylodon harlani) and sabertooth cat (Smilodon) as seen in DMNS exhibit 'La Brea Tar Pit' found in Fossil Mammal Hall and shown during Pleistocene Epoch (2.5 million - 10,000 years ago). Removed 2001-2002 to make way for the Space Odyssey Exhibit which opend in 2003. The mounting was done by mount maker Henry Wichers.
date of photograph
USA, Colorado, Denver Museum of Nature and Science
8x10 color print scanned at 800 dpi, 48-bit depth with Epson Expression 10000XL with minimal brightness/contrast and color balance adjustments in Adobe Photoshop CS4
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