How to Pronounce leakey?

Correct pronunciation for the word "leakey" is [lˈiːkɪ], [lˈiːkɪ], [l_ˈiː_k_ɪ].

"Leakey" in context

Dr Louis S.B leakey, often referred to as 'the Father of Palaeontology' was one of the most influential palaeontologists and archaeologists of the twentieth century.

Born in Kenya to a farming family in 1903, Leakey was interested in human evolution and anthropology early in life. He felt an immediate connection to his African roots, becoming the first Kenyan ever to attend a British university. He studied first at Cambridge and at Oxford, earning a doctorate in 1934, and later joining the staff of the Coryndon Museum in Kenya.

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