Path With a Heart

When you have a choice of paths to take, take the path with a heart.—Yaqui Indian proverb

“I fell in love with Tarzan when I was 11. He had that wimpy wife, Jane, and I was incredibly jealous,” Jane Goodall admitted when asked what first motivated her. “I thought that I’d be a much better mate for Tarzan myself.”

Since then, Jane’s fascination with chimpanzees and dedication to Africa have reshaped how the world thinks about environmental preservation. Jane’s vision has inspired millions of people around the world for decades. For more than 55 years, she studied the behavior of chimpanzees in Gombe National Park, Tanzania. She founded the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots & Shoots program, serves as a UN Messenger of Peace, ...

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