The Perfect World Award Recipient Dr Richard Leakey dies at 77 – The Perfect World Foundation

The Perfect World Award Recipient Dr Richard Leakey dies at 77

The Perfect World Award Recipient 2016 dies at 77

Paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey, known for his fossil-finding and conservation work in his native Kenya, has died at 77.

Dr. Leakey was a conservationist that was passionate about wildlife. In 2016 he was the recipient of The Perfect World Award and received the title “The Conservationist of the Year 2016”.

Dr. Leakey will be remembered, among other things, for the bold steps he took to curb poaching in 1989.

It’s another big loss for wildlife“, says Ragnhild Jacobsson, CEO and Co-Founder of The Perfect World Foundation.












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