- Jane,born 1934, English primatologist and zoologist.
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[gud′ôl]Jane Born 1934
- British zoologist whose study of the life and habitat of the chimpanzee has greatly increased understanding of primate behavior. Goodall's research demonstrated that chimpanzees are capable of complex emotional relationships, and have the skill and intelligence to make tools. She has been a leader in international conservation efforts.
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