Mary Leakey’s 100th!

February 6, 2013  By: Gretchen


Louis Leakey, Mary Leakey and another team member pose behind prehistoric elephant bones encased in plaster. Photograph courtesy Leakey Family Collection.

We were excited to see the Google Doodle this morning honoring Mary Leaky and the 100th anniversary of her birth. She was a renound anthropologist and archeologist and contributed much to both fields. She left a legacy of knowledge and discovery, as well as her progeny – many of whom have continued her work expanding the horizons of what we know about early human ancestors and how we think about them.

You can learn more about Mary’s work by visiting some of the sites of her discoveries while on safari in TanzaniaView our itineraries to find the perfect adventure in east Africa or call us to plan a customized safari.

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