Louis Leakey Quotes

29 Louis Leakey quotes:

"The Foxhall jaw has now been missing for many years."
"The trip I made to Angola to study the prehistoric contents of the gravel beds as a means of deciding the age of the deposits and their economic potential was the first time prehistory had ever been used for such a purpose."
"There is tragic evidence to show that the paintings at the French prehistoric art sites are deteriorating."
"To save an animal's life in order that it may suffer indefinitely is something I would never condone."
"Tracing the paintings was often complicated because of high winds and by the difficulties of getting within reach of the paintings."
"We decided to leave a part of each and every excavated area exactly as we had found it, protecting the specimens from rain and excessive sun."
"We explored about 180 miles of exposures, ranging from a depth of about 300 feet to 50 feet, before we undertook any major digging."
"We set up the promised clinic for the sick and wounded Masai."
"When my father arrived in Kenya, he had found the Kikuyu way of life similar to that of the British at the time the Romans invaded England 2,000 years ago."

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