Biography - A Short Wiki
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Most are the times that we humans see how fellow humans are being mistreated, and few of us take note of how animals are mistreated. Someone who realizes that animals also need the same care we humans need is considered more humane. Well, Jane Goodall is just that type of person. Jane took note and studied (primatology) the behavior of primates in order to take good care of them.
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Goodall has studied the behavior of chimpanzees for most of her life. In 1960, she started studying the Kasakela chimpanzee community in Gombe Stream National Park. She observed these chimpanzees closely, naming them instead of giving them numbers. Studying their personalities, she concluded that not only humans could have different personalities. While observing their traits, she deferred with whatever scientists said that only humans who are capable of making tools and that chimpanzees are vegetarians.
Family and Personal Life
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Goodall was married to Hugo Van Lawick, a photographer on March 28, 1964, at Chelsea Old Church, London. However, their marriage did not last until forever as the vows, and they got a divorce in 1974. The following year was a merry again as Jane married Derek Bryceson, who was by then a member of Tanzania’s parliament and the director of the country’s national park.
|Hugo Van Lawick (m. 1964; div. 1974), Derek Bryceson (m. 1975; died. 1980)
|Hugo Eric Louis(1967)
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Valerie Jane Morris Goodall
|Age (as of today)
|Date of Birth
|April 3, 1934
|Place of Birth
|London, England, UK
|1.65 m, 5 feet 5 inches
|50 kg, 110 lbs
|Net Worth / Wealth
Height, Weight, and Age
Jane Goodall's height is pretty average measuring 1.65 m. Boasting a weight of 50 kg. Being born on April 3, 1934, translates to an age of 89 years as of todays date (February 28, 2024).
Certainly, if you look at human behavior around the world, you have to admit that we can be very aggressive.Jane Goodall
I had been told from school onwards that the best definition of a human being was man the tool-maker – yet I had just watched a chimp tool-maker in action. I remember that day as vividly as if it was yesterday.Jane Goodall
It’s been proven by quite a few studies that plants are good for our psychological development. If you green an area, the rate of crime goes down. Torture victims begin to recover when they spend time outside in a garden with flowers. So we need them, in some deep psychological sense, which I don’t suppose anybody really understands yet.Jane Goodall
Words can be said in bitterness and anger, and often there seems to be an element of truth in the nastiness. And words don’t go away, they just echo around.Jane Goodall
It was both fascinating and appalling to learn that chimpanzees were capable of hostile and territorial behavior that was not unlike certain forms of primitive human warfare.Jane Goodall