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Louis Leakey's Profile

Brief about Louis Leakey: By info that we know Louis Leakey was born at 1903-08-07. And also Louis Leakey is British Scientist.

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I have examined the stomach contents of seven aardvarks.

Tags: Contents, Seven, Stomach

I put a bullet into the back of the crocodile's neck just behind the head, thus killing it. If a crocodile is hit in any other part of its anatomy it disappears into the water and is irrecoverable.

Tags: Head, Put, Water

Although we followed that hyena for the best part of half an hour, we never caught up with it.

Tags: Best, Half, Hour

At Olduvai, for 20 years, Mary and I had investigated and made a general survey of the overall geology.

Tags: General, Geology, Survey

Far too often animals are put to sleep when they could be saved through proper care and nursing.

Tags: Care, Put, Sleep

I felt that in time simple stone tools would be found in early Pleistocene in England.

Tags: Found, Simple, Time

I kept an open mind on the question of whether a hominid had been present in Europe in the early Pleistocene.

Tags: Mind, Question, Whether

Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of what is described by anthropologists as the bride price.

Tags: Bride, Marriages, Price

Raising funds for my fourth expedition proved to be very difficult.

Tags: Difficult, Expedition, Raising

South Africa had a long record of studies in prehistory, going back to the end of the last century.

Tags: Africa, End, Last

The author knows just what he wants to illustrate and how he would like it to be done.

Tags: Done, Knows, Wants

The Dalmatian breed of dog has many primitive characteristics.

Tags: Breed, Dog, Primitive

The Foxhall jaw has now been missing for many years.

Tags: Jaw, Missing

There is tragic evidence to show that the paintings at the French prehistoric art sites are deteriorating.

Tags: Art, Evidence, Show

To save an animal's life in order that it may suffer indefinitely is something I would never condone.

Tags: Life, May, Order

We set up the promised clinic for the sick and wounded Masai.

Tags: Promised, Sick, Wounded

Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya.

Tags: Criticism, Easy, Service

I saw what looked like another fallen tree in front of me and put my foot on it to cross over. At that moment it reared up in front of me-the biggest python I had ever seen!

Tags: Another, Moment, Put

Sometime during the many millions of years that have elapsed since mammalian faunas came into existence, some sort of island crossed from West Africa to South America.

Tags: Africa, America, Since

Sometimes string figures were used to illustrate stories, as in the case of an Eskimo example that depicts a man catching a salmon. Sometimes they had magic or religious significance.

Tags: Religious, Sometimes, Used