Jane Goodall: Animal Scientist and Friend

Jane Goodall: Animal Scientist and Friend

Connie Jankowski

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905947

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Jane Goodall is the world's leading authority on chimpanzees. She moved to the African jungle to study them. Her visit to Kenya led to a meeting with famous paleontologist Louis Leakey. Although she wasn't a trained scientist, Goodall began working with Leakey in 1960. She earned the trust of the apes and observed their social interactions. She studied them for more than 30 years. She learned that chimps use tools and are more intelligent than was previously thought.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Animals, Birds & Insects Biographies Nature People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
3rd Grade 4th Grade
English (US)
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