DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall is moving her vast collection of field data away from the U of M to Duke University.
Duke spokesman Karl Bates said Thursday the archives on chimpanzees that Goodall gathered during decades of work in Tanzania is being moved to the Durham campus from the University of Minnesota.READ MORE: Crews Continue Cleanup After 50-Car Train Derails In Albert Lea
It will be under the direction of Anne E. Pusey, chairwoman of the university’s Department of Evolutionary Anthropology. Pusey had collaborated with Goodall in Tanzania and previously managed the archives from her post at Minnesota.
She was hired by Duke about a year ago.READ MORE: COVID In MN: 805 New Cases, 10 More Deaths Reported Sunday
Goodall is to speak March 28 at Duke about the new research center.
Goodall is considered the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees. She also is known for her work on conservation and animal welfare issues.MORE NEWS: 2 Hurt In Shooting At St. Paul Bus Stop
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