The Leaky Family
Who were the Leaky Family?
- Consists of Louis Leaky (husband), Mary Leaky (wife), Philip Leaky (son), Richard Leaky (son) and Colin Leaky (son)
- The family published many books such as, White African: An Early Autobiography, Mau Mau and Kikuyu and more
- The family as a whole, made several contributions to the the feild of physical anthropology
Contributions to the Human Evolution
- Found a 20 million year old which he named, Proconsul Africanus (it is considered to very valuable for as a model of early human ancestors)
- Found deposits which also contained stone tools with his wife, Mary Leaky