Jane Goodall And Gorillas

Jane Goodall And Gorillas

Dame Jane Morris Goodall, born as Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall, April 3, 1934, was one of the greatest anthropologist, ethologist, primatologist and the biggest UN Peace Messenger. She is considered as the world's biggest chimpanzee’s expert. Goodall is known for the study of family interactions and social behavior of wild chimpanzees living in Tanzania and Gombe Stream National Park. She founded the Jane Goodall Institute. She had worked for animal welfare and conservation. She was the one who found out that the apes can use tools.

Jane Goodall took an import step in gorilla conservation. And raised a voice to spread awareness of all the problems the gorillas face. “It is time for us to pool all of our resources toward saving these magnificent creatures (and toward) ensuring a future for this close cousin of humankind,” were the words of Jane Goodall. In the last decade the numbers of gorillas drop from 17,000 to 5,000 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Number of Mountain Gorillas in the Great Lakes region was 700 according UNEP. The threats included poaching and hunting for meat, armed conflict and slash-and-burn agriculture was also responsible for decreasing gorilla population.

Renowned anthropologist and primatologist Jane Goodall called all the conservationists from every part of the world to raise awareness about the issues faced by gorillas. People from all parts of the world attend the conference, where the conservationists took dictions to spread awareness and to do their best to save the endangered species of gorillas from being extinct.

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