Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Happy Birthday, Jane Goodall

Happy Birthday Jane Goodall 03 April 2013

Jane Goodall was born on this day in 1934. She has been studying chimpanzees for nearly half a century. She is one of Leakey's Angels along with Dian Fossey (Mountain Gorillas) and Birute Galdikas (Orangutans).

Jane Goodall chimpanzees quote PBS Nature

Please visit her website, Jane Goodall Institute to learn more about her work.

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Image Sources: PBS Nature, Wikipedia

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  1. She doesn't get enough credit sometimes.
    Now we need someone to do the same for rhino's and elephants.

  2. Her documentaries on primates are some of the more interesting ones, and she was a true pioneer in her work.


  3. Ahhh I got to see her speak in Spain last month!

    1. Thanks Angela for stopping by. You must have enjoyed her presentation very much.