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

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