Jane Goodall's Life

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  • Birth

    Birth
    Ms. Goodall was born Jane Morris Goodall in London,England
  • Jubilee

    Jubilee
    When Jane was just over one years old her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. She carried Jubilee everywhere.
  • Leaving For Africa

    Leaving For Africa
    Jane loved animals and Africa and this brought her to her friends farm in Kenya,Africa
  • Meeting Louis Leakey

    Meeting Louis Leakey
    While in Africa, Jane met Louis Leakey, a famous scientist, to talk about animals. Mr. Leakey hired Jane as his secretary.
  • Gombe Stream National Park

    Gombe Stream National Park
    Mr. Leakey sent Jane to Gombe Stream National Park to study chimpanzee behavior.
  • Cambridge University

    Cambridge University
    Leakey arranged for Jane to go to Cambridge University where she studied animal behavior and earned her degree.
  • Thesis-Behavior of the Free- Ranging Chimpanzee

    Thesis-Behavior of the Free- Ranging Chimpanzee
    Jane wrote and published her first book, "Behavior of the Free Ranging Chimpanzee"-describing her first five years at Gombe Park
  • JGI

    JGI
    In 1977, Goodall established the Jane Goodall Institute-JGI that supports the Gombe Park research- which helps to protect Chimpanzees and their habitat.
  • Disneys Tree of Life

    Disneys Tree of Life
    Goodall awarded Disneys Animal Kingdom award, a carving of her original chimp David Greybeard is on the Tree of Life