Leakey

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Leakey English paleontologist whose account of fossil discoveries in Tanzania changed theories of human evolution (1903-1972)
    • n Leakey English paleontologist (the wife of Louis Leakey) who discovered the Zinjanthropus skull that was 1,750,000 years old (1913-1996)
    • n Leakey English paleontologist (son of Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey) who continued the work of his parents; he was appointed director of a wildlife preserve in Kenya but resigned under political pressure (born in 1944)
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Usage

In literature:

LEAKE lately made a radically plucky speech, and is in future to be known in the North as Cocky Leakey.
"Punch, Or the London Charivari, Volume 101, November 21, 1891" by Various
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In news:

Here are more photos of past signs posted by Pastor Ray Miller of Church in the Valley in Leakey who has been the subject of national media coverage the past week.
Leakey church's sign stirs political controversy.
This sign sits outside a Leakey church.
Louise Leakey , a paleontologist, conservationist and National Geographic explorer-in-residence, will give a lecture on Thursday, Oct 4, at 7:30 pm in Wallenberg Hall inside the Denkmann Memoria.
Katy Leakey , originally from Newport Beach, displays some of The Leakey Collection jewelry.
Though she let her husband, Louis Leakey , take most of the limelight, she was responsible for some of the most important discoveries in the study of human evolution.
Richard Leakey has withdrawn his resignation as director of the National Museums of Kenya, museum officials said today.
This is from a church in Leakey , TX.
Paleontologist and conservationist, Louise Leakey , is the third generation of her family to study our origins in Kenya, in east Africa.
Mary Leakey , the legendary anthropologist, died today.
Though she let her husband, Louis Leakey, take most of the limelight, she was responsible for some of the most important discoveries in the study of human evolution.
Dr Leakey represents the third generation of paleontologists in her family, continuing the legacy her grandparents, Louis and Mary Leakey, and parents, Richard and Meave Leakey.
Philip and Katy Leakey dreamed up a sustainable business for the Maasai.
Meave Leakey and Fred Spoor collected fossils close to the site where the new face, designated KNM-ER 62000, was found.
And much of it stems from a controversial discovery that the Leakeys made 40 years ago.
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