segunda-feira, 3 de junho de 2013


In 1964 Goodall married a Dutch wildlife photographer, Baron Hugo van Lawick, who documented many of her interactions with her subjects.

"My Life with the Chimpanzees"

A Dream of Traveling to Africa

 Jane decided she wanted to go to Africa after reading The Story of Dr. Dolittle, by Hugh Lofting. It’s about a doctor who can talk to animals and who travels to Africa. Jane also loved the books about Tarzan, though she thought Tarzan’s Jane was rather silly and that she herself would be a better partner for Tarzan!...

Jane’s dream to live in Africa and watch and write about animals stayed with her. Although this was an unusual goal for a girl at the time,

 Jane Goodall is the world's foremost authority on chimpanzees, having closely observed their behavior for the past quarter century in the jungles of the Gombe Game Reserve in Africa, living in the chimps' environment and gaining their confidence...

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