Mary Leakey 100th birthday: A son on her adventuresome parenting
She was a talented artist, specializing in early Stone Age, able to flawlessly draw early tools and artifacts. He had a passion for fossils since he found arrowheads and tools as a child. Together, Mary and Louis Leakey would change the scientific
Today's helicopter parents might want to explore the parenting techniques of famed paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey, whose birth 100 years ago is celebrated today. Instead of hovering over or reigning-in her three sons, Ms.
I was just lecturing about Mary Leakey's many accomplishments in an introductory archaeology class yesterday. Little did I know that today would mark the 100th anniversary of her birth. Google.com has honored her as their
Even after her death in 1996, some questioned the Leakey partnership. Ms. Magazine's brief obituary of Mary Leakey noted that when Louis Leakey gave lectures in the United States, “he gave the impression that he made the discoveries his wife had made.”
Google is celebrating the 100th birthday of anthropologist and archaeologist Mary Leakey today with a homepage doodle. Leakey is featured in the field, accompanied by her beloved dalmations. "We love that her dogs made the cut!" the Leakey Foundation