Jane Goodall (Goodall Jane)( English ethologist and writer.)
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Biography Jane Goodall (Goodall Jane)
Born April 3, 1934 in London. To work on the study of primates, it has attracted well-known British anthropologist and paleontologist Leakey L.. In 1960, together with his mother Goodall arrived in Gombe Stream Reserve in Tanzania (now the Gombe National Park), where for 10 years studying the behavior of chimpanzees. One of the discoveries made by Goodall in the Gombe Stream, lay in the fact that chimpanzees are able to use primitive tools. With the participation of students from Tanzania and other countries Goodall undertook a study of social organization of chimpanzees.
Among the popular science books Goodall - My friends - wild chimpanzees (My friends the Wild Chimpanzees, 1967); In the shadow of a man (In the Shadow of Man, 1971). In 1968, Goodall helped her husband, a Dutch photographer and painter of animals H.van Laviku, in his work in the Serengeti National Park (Tanzania), where he took off predators - Cape hunting dogs, jackals, etc.. The result of these studies was the book Innocent killers (The Innocent Killers, 1971, in collaboration with H.van Lavikom). Later, Goodall has prepared extensive work Chimpanzee Gombe (The Chimpanzees of Gombe, 1986), summarized the results of its long-term studies.