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Noun: Richard Erskine Leakey
  1. English palaeontologist (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)
    - Leakey, Richard Leakey

Type of: anthropologist, fossilist, palaeontologist [Brit, Cdn], paleontologist [N. Amer]