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Jane Goodall : a biography

Author: Meg Greene
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Even as a young girl, Jane Goodall was fascinated with animals. As she grew older, she would have the opportunity to begin her research on chimpanzees under the guidance of notable anthropologist Louis Leakey. With Leakey's encouragement and support, Goodall pursued her Ph.D. and began research at the Gombe Stream Reserve in Tanzania. It was there that she would make significant discoveries regarding chimpanzee  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Greene, Meg.
Jane Goodall.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005016818
(OCoLC)59352680
Named Person: Jane Goodall
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meg Greene
ISBN: 0313015015 9780313015014
OCLC Number: 61773231
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 146 p.) : ill.
Contents: Series Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Timeline; Chapter 1 A Child of Destiny; Chapter 2 Africa Calls; Chapter 3 A Momentous Meeting; Chapter 4 The Hidden World of the Chimpanzee; Chapter 5 Gombe; Photo essay follows page 58; Chapter 6 The Banana Club; Chapter 7 The Journey Deepens; Chapter 8 Expanding Horizons; Chapter 9 Money, Murder, and Mourning; Chapter 10 The Celebrity and the Crusader; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Meg Greene.

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Even as a young girl, Jane Goodall was fascinated with animals. As she grew older, she would have the opportunity to begin her research on chimpanzees under the guidance of notable anthropologist Louis Leakey. With Leakey's encouragement and support, Goodall pursued her Ph.D. and began research at the Gombe Stream Reserve in Tanzania. It was there that she would make significant discoveries regarding chimpanzee behaviors. These discoveries, along with her tireless efforts for conservation, have led to numerous awards during her career of over 40 years.

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