(TV Series) (scientific advisor - 1 episode)
(TV Series) (advisor - 5 episodes)
Dr. Jane Goodall | Jane Goodall DBE Ph.D. | Dr. Jane van Lawick-Goodall
Did You Know?
On 3lst January 1961, during my first year studying the chimpanzees of Gombe in Tanzania, a young chimpanzee named Ham hurtled into space and back in a Mercury capsule, paving the way for US astronauts to make similar journeys. Today, 48 years later, I would like to thank the astronauts, Robert Crippen (Robert L. Crippen
) and Scott Carpenter
, for honoring these chimpanzees and recognizing the ...
Along with Dian Fossey
and Birute Galdikas
, she was known as a "Trimate", one of the 3 most prominent researchers on primates. "Fossey" on gorillas, "Goodall" on chimpanzees and "Galdikas" on orangutans.
She often wears her hair in a ponytail and has a calm, serene demeanor.