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Jane Goodall Institute
This Jane Goodall Institute site provides background on Dr. Goodall’s life and research, her institute, and the many programs it supports.

National Geographic’s Creature Feature: Chimpanzees
A fun kids’ site where you can hear, watch, and learn about chimps, and even send a chimp postcard.

Discovering Chimpanzees: A Guide for Teachers and Students
A site for educators created by Science North, the museum in Sudbury, Ontario, that produced the Jane Goodall exhibition.

Encyclopędia Britannica
Learn more about chimpanzees’ physiology, behavior, and habitat from Encyclopædia Britannica.

IMAX Film Web Site
The Jane Goodall’s Wild Chimpanzees IMAX film Web site will tell you more about the film, how it was made, and the humans and chimpanzees that bring this amazing story to life.

For the Media:
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s press kit
Detailed information about Discovering Chimpanzees: The Remarkable World of Jane Goodall and Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees from the Museum public relations office.

Recommended Books

Fouts, Roger and Stephen Tukel Mills. Next of Kin: What Chimpanzees Have Taught Me About Who We Are. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1997.
This book discusses 30 years of language research with chimpanzees.

Goodall, Jane. In the Shadow of Man. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., rev. ed. 1988, reissued 2000.
Dr. Goodall’s account of her research on wild chimpanzees in Tanzania

Goodall, Jane. The Chimpanzees I Love: Saving Their World and Ours. New York: Scholastic Trade, 2001.
This children’s book contains stories of the individual chimpanzees Dr. Goodall has studied.

Goodall, Jane. Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1991.
Through a Window is a synthesis of Dr. Goodall’s observations of chimpanzees in their natural habitat.