Quote: Richard Leakey on Lucy Skull

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‘Echoing the criticism made of his father’s habilis skulls, he (Richard Leakey) added that Lucy’s skull was so incomplete that most of it was “imagination, made of plaster of paris”, thus making it impossible to draw any firm conclusion about what species she belonged to.’
Weekend Australian, May 7-8, 1983, p.3.

Richard Leakey is Director of National Museums of Kenya

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