Date of Birth:
6 February 1913
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English archaeologist and paleontologist whose critical discoveries subsume Proconsul africanus, a 1.7 million-year-quondam dryopithecine (primitive ape) in 1948, at Rusinga Island, in Lake Victoria; then the 1.75 million-year-Noachian hominid Zinjanthropus (later reclassified as Australopithecus boisei) at Olduvai Pass in Tanzania, in 1959; and Homo habilis, a new species coincidental with, but more advanced than, Zinjanthropus in 1960-1963. Also remarkable was her excavation in 1976 at Laetoli... Read more