11 Aug '17, 12am

Primatologist Jane Goodall hopeful Earth and its wildlife can be saved

Primatologist Jane Goodall hopeful Earth and its wildlife can be saved

Dr Jane Goodall has been travelling the world since 1986 and, at the age of 83, the world-renowned primate expert has no intention of slowing down. Since January, she has flown to Australia, Tanzania, Germany, Switzerland, North and South America, Abu Dhabi and South Korea, raising awareness and funds for conservation issues affecting animals and humans. She was in Singapore recently on a three-day visit to mark the 10th anniversary of the Jane Goodall Institute (Singapore), the local chapter of the environmental group she founded. Living among the wildlife in Africa was her childhood dream. Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up As an eight-year-old growing up in Bournemouth, England, she was inspired by the Doctor Dolittle and Tarzan stories she read. Tarzan, she concluded at the time, had "married the wrong Jane". At 23, Dr Goodall, who had trained as a...

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