11/14/2008

Jane Goodall On The Future Of Evolutionary Science

Jane Goodall with chimp
Dr. Jane Goodall with Gombe chimpanzee Freud. Credit: Michael Neugebauer

Over 45 years ago, a young researcher named Jane Goodall observed wild chimpanzees in the Gombe making and using tools—a finding that changed the field of primate research dramatically. In this segment, Ira talks with primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall about her work in studying chimpanzees, preserving habitats, and what lies ahead for the field of evolutionary science.

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Jane Goodall

Dame Jane Morris Goodall is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace.