Ten fun facts about Jane Goodall
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She is known for being an expert on chimpanzees, having studied with them for 45 years.
To this day, she still serves on the board of the Nonhuman Rights Project. It was founded in 1996.
She has received a number of awards, including the Edinburgh Medal, the Ian Biggs' Prize and the Discovery and Imagination Award.
She became a United Nations Messenger of Peace in 2002.Fact 5
Jane has been featured as a voice in an episode of "The Simpsons" and "The Wild Thornberrys".Fact 6
Her method of study has been criticized, since she names her chimpanzees rather than numbering them.Fact 7
Not only has she expressed belief in Bigfoot but she also believes in a spiritual power.Fact 8
Her findings with the chimpanzees was that they were extremely similar to humans, as they had the ability to make tools and other features.Fact 9
Some of the chimpanzees named were Goliath, Humphrey, Frodo and Flo.Fact 10
She travels at least 300 days a year, remaining an advocate for chimpanzees. She is a member of the 'Save the Chimps' sanctuary. Go to more people facts ❯
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