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Kenyan conservationist, Richard Leakey, dies aged 77

By France24
16 January 2022   |   6:46 pm
Richard Leakey, a world-renowned Kenyan conservationist and fossil hunter has died aged 77. His groundbreaking work contributed to the recognition of Africa as the birthplace of humankind. He also spearheaded campaigns to stop poaching in Kenya, famously burning the country's stockpile of poached ivory.

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