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    Jane Goodall is not only an anthropologist, but she is also a successful author. She has won numerous awards and is acknowledged nationwide for being the first person to observe chimpanzees in their natural habitat. She discovered their behavior up close and also formed valuable relationships with the chimpanzees. In the Shadow of Man Jane starts from the beginning of her success and recounts her first experiences in Gombe, Africa. Jane Goodall begins the story by discussing her fascination with chimpanzees. When she was younger she carried her toy monkey with her everywhere she went, but she never could imagine the life she was destined too. Jane discusses her decision to travel to Africa during her teenage years, and how she raised the money to do so. When Jane arrived in Africa she was lucky enough to study with Louis Leakey. He believed that she was the perfect candidate to research chimpanzees in Tanzania. Jane did not think she was ready, she figured that since she didn’t go to college and was only a young inexperienced girl she was not fit for the task, but Louis convinced her that having someone who was passionate and interested about their studies is the most important factor. Some of her most…

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    Jane Goodall Jane Goodall’s study of the chimpanzees really impacted the way we think about different species. She has been so devoted to learning everything she possibly could about chimpanzees. She has lived with them for a couple years. Goodall didn’t have a perfect child hood she had some setbacks in her young life but that didn’t stop her to become a scientist and discover everything she has done. She has found out so many cool and important…

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    Jane Goodall Chimpanzees

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    Jane Goodall’s book takes her readers on a journey through her thirty year study with the chimpanzees of Gombe. Jane Goodall is a renowned primatologist in the field of anthropology, and is specifically known for her study of the chimpanzees. She primarily studied their behavior, but also observed how they used their intelligence and how they lived within their groups. Goodall studied her chimpanzees by idly observing them, and interfered little as possible. Goodall would stay in areas where she…

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    Her cleverness lead to countless revelations with her research in the wild, and her personal goal of asserting for animal rights and welfare achieved. When Jane first began to study the Chimps, she soon realized that they would not allow her to be any less than about 500 yards away from their feeding grounds, before fleeing. But Jane was patient, and used her intelligence to establish a nonthreatening, continuous pattern of observation. She would emerge at the same time every morning on the high…

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    In the early 1960’s Jane Goodall traveled to the Gombe Stream Reserve in Tanzania to study chimpanzee development and their social interactions. During her early years of study, Goodall discovered much about the social complexity of chimpanzee societies and their hierarchies, along with their development which is, for the most part, very similar to the development of our species. Throughout the book, Jane Goodall describes the many challenges she faced trying to get the protective chimpanzees…

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    Wild Chimpanzees Essay

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    on the grass and watching chimpanzees through binoculars; she saw an old chimpanzee male who did not run away from her; it was Jane’s first step and understanding that her trip to Tanzania was not in vain. The closer she approached chimpanzees; better she could investigate. While she was investigating them, she realized that they are one group-a community and she saw that their personality is like human beings. Jane saw interesting facts about chimpanzees that they use tools and take out the…

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    “ Every individual matters. Every individual has a role in to play. Every individual makes a difference”. Jane Goodall is one of the most inspiring scientists of the 20 and 21st century. The early life of this scientist, as well as her discoveries, and how she changed science have contributed to her popularity within the scientific community, as well as the world. The upbringing and education of Jane Goodall was quite normal nothing too crazy. Jane Goodall was born April 3rd, 1934 in London…

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    only aware of the problems, but actually want to help solve them” (Haugen 93). Jane Goodall is a primate conservationist, every year she helps save more and more wildlife. Jane Goodall saves many chimpanzees from suffering in the wild with medical aid and shelter to the sick and injured. Goodall formed several agencies in which she helps fund, to save as much wildlife as she can. Beginning at a young age Jane Goodall was highly interested in nature. She was born on April 3, 1934 in London,…

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    extinction of the species. Likewise, as cities throughout the nation began to grow and overpopulate, pollution was an issue and was harming animal and plant life, along with the land itself. Just as Theodore Roosevelt was entering his first term as president in 1901, questions concerning conservation arose. Going forward, several acts and laws were passed in order to preserve and protect the stunning lands and breathtaking sceneries throughout the United States. Therefore, conservation efforts…

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    National Park Environment

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    National Park Rangers have incredibly important jobs when it comes to the health of an environment. Park Rangers have the ability to cause considerable change to an environment in a positive or negative way. The role of the national park ranger is to “protect, conserve, and to provide for the enjoyment of our nation 's heritage” (Maciha). National Park Rangers know better than anyone that the most basic of changes can cause an environment, or more specifically an ecosystem to crumble. The most…

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