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Jane Goodall began her career at the Louisville Zoo. Our zoo has a huge display dedicated to Jane and her work at our zoo here in Louisville.
Jane Goodall; In July 1960, at the age of 26, Jane Goodall traveled from England to what is today Tanzania and bravely entered the little-known world of wild chimpanzees. She was equipped with nothing more than a notebook and a pair of binoculars. But with her unyielding patience and characteristic optimism, she won the trust of these initially shy creatures. She managed to open a window into their sometimes strange and often familiar-seeming lives. The public was fascinated and remains so to this day.
"And if, one by one, we help them, the hurting animals, the desperate humans, then together we shall alleviate so much of the hunger, fear, and pain in the world. Together we can bring change to the world, gradually replacing fear and hatred with compassion and love. -Jane Goodall
jane goodall - female british scientist most famous for her groundbreaking work researching and observing chimpanzees for 45 years. jane is also an author, environmentalist, as well as a un messenger of peace. she tours the world 360 days out of the year, giving lectures on conservation and animal welfare issues.
Jane Goodall - Named by her biographer as “the woman who redefined man,” Jane changed the perceptions of the connections between primates and people. Born in 1937, she traveled to Tanzania at the age of 23 to enter the world of the chimpanzee bringing little more than a notepad and binoculars. With patience, she was able to enter the world of the chimpanzee, be accepted as one of them, and learn more than ever imagined.