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Richard Leakey

Richard Erskine Frere Leakey (born 19 December 1944 in Nairobi, Kenya), is a paleontologist, archaeologist and conservationist.

He is the second of the three sons of the archaeologists Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey.

Leakey discovered his love of paleontology when he led an expedition to a fossil site he had discovered while flying.

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