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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.
According to Richard Leakey, the famous archaeologist who served as head of the Kenya Wildlife Service, "Our dry months are longer, they're hotter and the dessication of the land in dry weather is worse....
By now, the story of Richard Leakey's rise, fall, and resurrection to the top position in wildlife conservation in Kenya is well known to many.
Richard Leakey may be the world's best-known paleo-anthropologist.
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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.) But community must be made.
And among the scientists whom he thanks for their advice are such luminaries as oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, archaeologist Richard Leakey, and astronomer Carl Sagan.
The 2.5 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.100).
After Mr Kareithi and Mr Nyachae, it took a decade for another performer to come around: Dr Richard Leakey. In accepting the appointment, Mr.