Louis Leakey

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Noun1.Louis Leakey - English paleontologist whose account of fossil discoveries in Tanzania changed theories of human evolution (1903-1972)
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He was a member of numerous academic organizations and served as the director of the African Studies Association, and as a board member of such organizations as Operations Crossroads Africa; the L.S.B. Leakey Foundation; the African Institute for the Study of Human Values; and the Association for the Advancement of Policy, Research and Development.
It appears that the chimps seek out a recently identified substance on the leaves that kills disease-causing bacteria, fungi and parasites, reports anthropologist Richard Wrangham in the latest ANTHROQUEST, the newsletter of the L.S.B. Leakey Foundation.