Chimpanzees are closely related to humans, and British primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall is best known for her research of wild chimpanzees. Learn more about Dr. Goodall on this printable coloring page.
Dr. Goodall is a primatologist and anthropologist who studied the social interactions among groups of wild chimpanzees. She first started her 60 year studies with a visit to the Gombe Stream National Park in 1960.
At age 26, Dr. Goodall brought attention to the need to protect endangered species. She also took into account the needs of local people and how they can help protect their wildlife neighbors.
Dr. Goodall is also an environmentalist and UN Messenger of Peace. She continues to encourage people to make changes in their communities, saying “Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference.”
Learn more about Dr. Goodall by visiting her website: janegoodall.org