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Leakey

1. Louis Seymour Bazett . 1903--72, British anthropologist and archaeologist, settled in Kenya. He discovered fossil remains of manlike apes in E Africa
2. his son Richard. born 1944, Kenyan anthropologist, who discovered the remains of primitive man over 2 million years old in E Africa
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Max Graham, CEO of Space for Giants, a charity working to end the illegal poaching of elephants across the African continent, is, like Richard Leakey, adamant that a correlation exists.
Richard Leakey, The Origin of Mankind (New York: Harper Collins, 1994), 74-77.
But ivory isn't like oil or timber, says Richard Leakey, and the notion of the right to sell it is misconceived.
A este descubrimiento del uso de herramientas hubo otros que confirmaban lo que hasta ese momento parecia privativo del ser humano, la utilizacion de herramientas, tanto asi que Richard Leakey senalo en ese tiempo: "Ahora debemos redefinir al hombre, redefinir a la herramienta o aceptar a los chimpances como humanos".
Wildlife Wars by Richard Leakey and Virginnia Morell (Macmillan, pounds 20)
Anecdotal Leads: Richard Leakey likes to tell about the day in 1950 when he was a 6-year-old whining for his parents' attention.
In terms of the range of interests, I must say that Dara presents us with an impressive range - from composer Harry Partch to linguist/political activist Noam Chomsky, from archeologist Richard Leakey to photographer Eadweard Muybridge, among many others.
And among the scientists whom he thanks for their advice are such luminaries as oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, archaeologist Richard Leakey, and astronomer Carl Sagan.
5 million-year-old hominid, or human-like creature, was discovered in Kenya by Alan Walker of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Richard Leakey of the National Museaums of Kenya in Nairobi and their colleagues (SN: 8/16/86, p.
Earlier, KWS Board of Trustees Chairman Richard Leakey denied KWS was broke, but said it is facing financial problems.
By STEPHEN ODUORbrTana River leaders have blamed Kenya Wildlife Chairman Richard Leakey of the conflict between the game wardens and pastoralists along the Tana River-Voi border.
Jolie has signed up to direct "Africa," a film about celebrated conservationist Richard Leakey and his struggle with ivory poachers in Kenya that threatened the very survival of the African elephant population.