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Articles From 1963 - 2010
Being Jane Goodall
At Gombe—one of the longest, most detailed studies of any wild animal—revelations about chimps keep coming.
A Lifetime of Advocacy
See a gallery of photographs documenting the extraordinary work of Jane Goodall.
Jane Goodall in the Forest Again
The famed primatologist meets the chimpanzees of Congo's Goualougo Triangle, animals so isolated they have no fear of humans—at least for now.
Fifi Fights Back
Forty-three years after Jane Goodall first set foot in the forests of Africa, Fifi is a mom again, Frodo is the alpha male, and Gremlin is teaching her twins to fish for termites.
Jane Goodall Profile
Read about the life of Explorer-in-Residence Emeritus Jane Goodall and why she ventured into the African forest in Tanzania to study chimpanzees.
My Life Among Wild Chimpanzees
Read Jane Goodall's first story from Gombe Stream National Park, in the August 1963 issue
of National Geographic
New Discoveries Among Africa’s Chimpanzees
Jane Goodall reports on new finds from Gombe, including chimps' use of tools and toys.
Life and Death at Gombe
Violence never seen before erupts among Africa's chimpanzees in the continuing chronicle of their behavior by a pioneer observer.
Crusading for Chimps and Humans
The pioneer primatologist travels the globe to speak up for the captive and orphaned kin of wild chimpanzees.
Jane Goodall: A Retrospective
Watch our archival video tribute to Jane Goodall and her work in Gombe over the years.
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The Truth About Chimps
Humans want to know more about the Congo's ace toolmakers.
To fish for high-protein snacks, the chimps of the Goualougo have a set of tricks passed from generation to generation.
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