Happy Birthday Jane Goodall

The seraphim of what were later termed Leakey’s Angels, Goodall was the first of three female primatologists who embedded themselves in great ape societies; the others being Dian Fossey (gorillas) and Birutė Galdikas (orangutans). Goodall’s scientific observations were patient, meticulous — and groundbreaking. She discovered that chimps use tools, have individual personalities, and develop complex social relationships over lifespans which can span up to 50 years.

link: http://hilobrow.com/2012/04/03/jane-goodall/
link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Goodall

Published: April 03 2012

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