Louise Leakey

A dig for humanity's origins

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Filmed Jan 2008 at TED2008
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Louise Leakey asks, "Who are we?" The question takes her to the Rift Valley in Eastern Africa, where she digs for the evolutionary origins of humankind — and suggests a stunning new vision of our competing ancestors.

Louise Leakey
/ Paleoanthropologist

Louise Leakey hunts for hominid fossils in East Africa, in the family tradition.  Full bio.

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