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    leakey

    leakey - Dictionary definition and meaning for word leakey

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    (noun) 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) Definition
    (noun) English paleontologist (the wife of Louis Leakey) who discovered the Zinjanthropus skull that was 1,750,000 years old (1913-1996) Definition
    (noun) English paleontologist whose account of fossil discoveries in Tanzania changed theories of human evolution (1903-1972)
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