Mary Leakey


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Noun1.Mary Leakey - English paleontologist (the wife of Louis Leakey) who discovered the Zinjanthropus skull that was 1,750,000 years old (1913-1996)
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During a fundraiser at Mary Leakey Girls' High School in Kabete, Kiambu County, which was presided over by the DP in March, Mr Muturi promised to use his position to rally believers in his diocese behind Mr Ruto.
Marion, who went to Mary Leakey Girls School, was head-hunted by the group for the lead role.
February 6 Mary Leakey born, 1913 Look on the next page to meet her.
1948 - Paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey finds the first partial fossil skull of Proconsul africanus, an ancestor of apes and humans on Rusinga Island, Kenya.
He talked about early man and Louis and Mary Leakey and how the gorge can be divided, vertically, into geologic layers.
Many famous anthropologists relied on her skill, including Louis and Mary Leakey, Charles McBurney, and John Desmond Clark.
By about 1.8 million years ago, four new species of hominin had appeared in East Africa, many of which were discovered during the mid-20th century by Louis and Mary Leakey in Olduvai Gorge in the Rift Valley.
The oldest fossils of big cats previously found are tooth fragments uncovered at Laetoli in Tanzania (the famed hominin site excavated by Mary Leakey in the 1970s), dating to 3,600,000 years ago.
BORN JUDI Dench, actress, 1934, above KIRK Douglas, movie actor, 1916 JOHN Malkovich, actor, 1953 DIED EDITH Sitwell, English poet, 1964, above MARY Leakey, anthropologist, 1996 RALPH Bunche, US diplomat, 1971
boisei was known for its massive jaws and cranium-anthropologist Mary Leakey discovered the first skull in 1959 in northern Tanzania-the build and skeletal adaptations of the rest of the archaic hominin's body have been unknown until recently.
However, the oldest fossils of big cats previously found are tooth fragments uncovered at Laetoli in Tanzania (the famed hominin site excavated by Mary Leakey in the 1970s), dating to just 3.6 million years ago.
In Tanzania in 1978 the great paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey discovered outlines of feet whose owners had walked across volcanic ash which hardened into rock 3.7m years ago.