Jane Goodall was born on the 3 rd of April, Jane Goodall is a British primatologist, ethologist and antropologist.
Goodall established the Jane Goodall Institute in 1977,it supports research while activity running a range of conservation programs to protect chimpanzees and the environment.
Unlike most researchers, Goodall named the animals that were part of her studies ,normally numbers were assigned in order to remove the possibility of the researcher becoming more attached to the subjects. Her unique methods stood out and were at times subject to criticism.
Goodall 's work is similar to that of Dian Fossey, a famous American zoologist who completed a long study of Gorillas in Rwanda, releasing a book called " Gorillas in the mist" which later went on on to becoming a well known movie.
Goodall studied chimpanzees in great detail, learning how they lived in groups , problem solved and interacted with their environment.She discovered that chimpanzees had the mental capacity to not only use simple tools but to actually make them as well,something that was previously thought to be uniquely human.
Goodall is a strong supporter of animals rights and has been part of many animal rights organizations .She was the president of Advocates for Animals from 1998 to 2008.
Goodall has been awarded many honors for her tireless work. These include the Kyoto Prize, the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science, the Rainforest Alliance Champion Award , The Primate Society of Great Britain Conversation Award, as well as being named as a United Nations Messenger of Peace in 2002.