The Leakey Foundation announces major gift from the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation for the ArtsThe Leakey Foundation, In the News
The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation for the Arts announced today that it is auctioning its art collection to benefit The Leakey Foundation and five other nonprofit organizations. This could be the most significant gift in The Leakey Foundation’s 54-year history.
New book from The Leakey Foundation tells the stories behind 50 great discoveriesThe Leakey Foundation
In 50 lively and up-to-the-minute essays, Discovering Us: 50 Great Discoveries in Human Origins presents stories of the most exciting and groundbreaking surprises revealed by this wide-ranging new science.
What do anthropologists do?Guest Post
Anthropologists study everything about being human. Their work explores our origins as a species, our present-day cultures, and how humanity will survive into the future.
Anne Stone receives 2022 Guggenheim Fellow awardIn the News, The Leakey Foundation
Anne Stone is an anthropological geneticist who has transformed knowledge in the genetics of infectious diseases and the evolutionary history of humans and the great apes. She has published significant work on the genetics of reemerging infectious diseases, especially leprosy and tuberculosis.
New research reveals where the dingo sits on the evolutionary timeline of dogsGuest Post
Dogs were first domesticated between 29,000 and 14,000 years ago, and have been closely linked to humans ever since. Dingoes – the only native Australian dog – are thought to represent a unique event within canine evolution, having arrived in Australia 5,000–8,000 years ago.
Grantee Spotlight: Ingrid HolzmannGrantee Spotlight
Leakey Foundation grantee Ingrid Holzmann is studying how wild howler monkeys respond to their neighbors in order to better understand the impact of these relationships.
Work with The Leakey FoundationThe Leakey Foundation
The Leakey Foundation seeks a part-time administrative assistant to join our San Francisco-based team. The ideal candidate is someone who values our mission and wants to be an integral part of an organization working to make a difference in the world.
How baboons keep healthy family boundariesJournal Article
Finding love in an isolated place can be tough when everyone is a familiar face, or when half the dating pool is already out because they’re all close relatives. That’s no less true for the wild baboons of Amboseli, who live in close-knit groups of 20 to 150 at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro in Kenya.
Help primates on World Wildlife DaySupport Us
Primates are among the most endangered animals on the planet, and they are key species for forest health and biodiversity. Thanks to their fruit-heavy diet, apes and monkeys are fantastic seed-dispersers that help support diverse plant and animal life in their forest habitats.
Live March 2022Speaker Series, Lunch Break Science
Celebrate Women's History Month with The Leakey Foundation with these upcoming programs!
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