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Louis and Mary Leakey, and their son Philip, examining an archaeological site in Tanzania
February 18, 2021

Family Research

The Leakey family—archaeologist Louis, paleontologist Mary, and son Philip—examine a campsite of a prehistoric manlike creature in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, after discovering its fossils in 1960. Louis later went on to found The Leakey Foundation, which continues the work of studying human prehistory.
Photograph by Robert Sisson, Nat Geo Image Collection

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