natgeotravel:

Do you recognize this famous photo? Read the Q&A with Jane Goodall on her 80th Birthday, learn about her legacy—and what’s next »
Photograph by Michael Nichols

natgeotravel:

Do you recognize this famous photo? Read the Q&A with Jane Goodall on her 80th Birthday, learn about her legacy—and what’s next »

Photograph by Michael Nichols

npr:

Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images
Next week Jane Goodall will turn 80; Commentator Barbara King celebrates her accomplishments and urges you to send Goodall a message of thanks and congratulations.

npr:

Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images

Next week Jane Goodall will turn 80; Commentator Barbara King celebrates her accomplishments and urges you to send Goodall a message of thanks and congratulations.

mothernaturenetwork:

16 famous animal conservationists
magicalnaturetour:

Picture: Hendrik Schmidt/ZB/Picture Alliance/Photoshot
thetreesthatsing:

Bitt-n.com - Malaysia by Bitt-n.com on Flickr.
faunachimps:

Rachel arrived at Fauna on September 12, 1997. Before Rachel was abandoned at the LEMSIP research labs, she lived in Florida.
Taking bubble baths and wearing frilly dresses, Rachel was someone’s pet. Then, when she was not even 3 years old, her ‘nanny’ brought her to the lab. There Ch-514 was involved in 3 studies enduring 39 punch liver biopsies.
Mostly she was treated for the wounds and abrasions to her wrists and neck that were self-inflicted during the many anxiety attacks she had. She also suffers from the ‘phantom hand’ syndrome.
She has bitten all of her nails to the quick rubbing them until there is nothing left. This she does when she is calm; it is terrifying and heartbreaking to see her when she is not.
Please read her story: http://www.faunafoundation.org/html/rachelprofile.html

faunachimps:

Rachel arrived at Fauna on September 12, 1997. Before Rachel was abandoned at the LEMSIP research labs, she lived in Florida.

Taking bubble baths and wearing frilly dresses, Rachel was someone’s pet. Then, when she was not even 3 years old, her ‘nanny’ brought her to the lab. There Ch-514 was involved in 3 studies enduring 39 punch liver biopsies.

Mostly she was treated for the wounds and abrasions to her wrists and neck that were self-inflicted during the many anxiety attacks she had. She also suffers from the ‘phantom hand’ syndrome.

She has bitten all of her nails to the quick rubbing them until there is nothing left. This she does when she is calm; it is terrifying and heartbreaking to see her when she is not.

Please read her story: http://www.faunafoundation.org/html/rachelprofile.html

faunachimps:

A stunning shot of Petra by photographer Jo-Anne McArthur!

faunachimps:

A stunning shot of Petra by photographer Jo-Anne McArthur!

allcreatures:


Indigo the baby gorilla with her mum Hlala Kahilli at the Gerald Durrell Wildlife park.

Picture: Jon Stark/SWNS.com (via Animal photos of the week - Telegraph)

allcreatures:

Indigo the baby gorilla with her mum Hlala Kahilli at the Gerald Durrell Wildlife park.

Picture: Jon Stark/SWNS.com (via Animal photos of the week - Telegraph)

mothernaturenetwork:

Chimpanzees catch yawns from humansChimps start catching yawns from humans after about the age of five, indicating that empathy among chimps progresses with age.

mothernaturenetwork:

Chimpanzees catch yawns from humans
Chimps start catching yawns from humans after about the age of five, indicating that empathy among chimps progresses with age.