Jane Goodall

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Introduction What Inspired Her Research Findings Challenges Faced How She Inspired Others

2. What Inspired 1. Introduction Her 5. How She Inspired Others 3. Research 4. Challenges Findings Faced

Introduction

Introduction
₪ In the summer of 1960, 26-year-old Jane Goodall
Introduction What Inspired Her

arrived on the shore of Lake Tanganyika in East Africa ₪ studied the area's chimpanzee population

Research Findings Challenges Faced How She Inspired Others

₪ the trip meant the fulfillment of Jane Goodall's childhood dream ₪ At that time, it was unheard of for a woman to venture into the wilds of the African forest ₪ Jane’s work in Tanzania would prove more successful than anyone had imagined

What Inspired Her

What Inspired Her
 Reading children books (e.g. Dr. DoLittle) and playing with stuff toys
Introduction What Inspired Her Research Findings Challenges Faced How She Inspired Others

When she was just over a year old, Jane’s father bought her a beautiful, life-like chimpanzee stuffed animal. Friends warned her parents that such a gift would cause nightmares for a young child, but Jane loved the toy very much.

 drew inspiration from people who demonstrated compassion

Research Findings

Research Findings
• Co-operative Hunting - Red Colobus monkeys
Introduction What Inspired Her Research Findings Challenges Faced How She Inspired Others

• Chimpanzees are omnivores instead of herbivores • Redefining humans • 4-year war • Naming chimpanzees - they have unique personalities

Challenges Faced

Challenges Faced
• worked under Professor Louis Leakey, who then sent her to Gombe, Africa, to study the residence chimpanzee community
Introduction What Inspired Her Research Findings Challenges Faced How She Inspired Others

• Needed her mother to accompany her to Africa at first (due to restrictions) • Chimpanzees were very wary of Jane Goodall initially • Subsequently, she had to enter University so that her researches will be taken seriously • Professor Louis Leaky then sent her to Cambridge to study

How She Inspired Others

How She Inspired Others
• At her time, female scientists were always discredited, but she proved to the world that she could come up with sound theories about the chimpanzees and their way of life
Introduction What Inspired Her Research Findings Challenges Faced How She Inspired Others

• Jane Goodall Institute - promote conservation of chimpanzees in the wild and in the zoo - raising funds - giving talks all over the world

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