Goodall Jane

Goodall  Jane

JANE GOODALL was born on April 3, 1934, in London, and grew up in Bournemouth, on England's south coast. She began studying wild chimps in Gombe, Tanganyika (now Tarzania) in 1960. Dr. Jane Goodall developed the Gombe Stream Research Center for the study of chimps and baboons after getting her doctorate in ethology from Cambridge University. To support animal studies around the world, she founded the Jane Goodall Institute for Animal Research, Education, and Conservation in 1975. Dr. Goodall is top recognized for her work on several magnificent National Geographic films and has written six adult books, including the best-selling In the Shadow of Man. Queen Elizabeth II has appointed her Commander of the British Empire, and she has earned numerous honors for her achievements in study, exploration, and discovery, including the prestigious Kyoto Prize in Basic Science and the National Geographic Society's Hubbard Award.