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Happy 80th Birthday, Jane Goodall

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Jane Goodall is 80 today! Her research on a community of chimpanzees in Tanzania revolutionized our understanding of these primates, our closest living relatives, and challenged ideas of what it means to be human. As an activist, she campaigned tirelessly for a more enlightened attitude towards animals and the environment. She has received nearly 50 honorary degrees, and became a UN Messenger of Peace in 2002.

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