(TV Series documentary) (scientific advisor - 1 episode)
(TV Series documentary) (advisor - 5 episodes)
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2 Interviews |
1 Article |
1 Pictorial |
Dr. Jane Goodall | Jane Goodall DBE Ph.D. | Dr. Jane van Lawick-Goodall
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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 ...
In January 2006, she was inducted by French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin
as an Officer of the French Legion of Honor, France's highest honor. In a separate ceremony in Paris that same week, she received the UNESCO 60th Anniversary Medal.
She often wears her hair in a ponytail and has a calm, serene demeanor.