Ten fun facts about Jane Goodall


Fact 1
She is known for being an expert on chimpanzees, having studied with them for 45 years.

Fact 2
To this day, she still serves on the board of the Nonhuman Rights Project. It was founded in 1996.

Fact 3
She has received a number of awards, including the Edinburgh Medal, the Ian Biggs' Prize and the Discovery and Imagination Award.


Fact 4
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.


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