Jane Goodall Biography

By: Jodee


Jane was born in London, England in 1934.

Jane as a Little Girl

When she was a little girl, her father gave her a stuffed chimpanzee that she called Jubilee. From this moment she started a great love towards animals, especially Chimpanzees. Her favorite books to read were Tarzan and Dr. Doolittle.

Moving to Africa

A family friend invited Jane to come and visit her family's farm in Kenya, Africa when Jane was 22 years old. This was in 1957 and she had to take a boat all the way from England to Africa. When she got to Africa

What a Difference She Has Made!

Check out this video of how Jane's foundation are helping the Chimpanzees survive. In the video they are releasing Chimps back into the wild.


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