My Life with the Chimpanzees - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 20 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of My Life with the Chimpanzees.
This section contains 404 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the My Life with the Chimpanzees Study Guide

Chapter 4 Summary and Analysis

Goodall's first trip to Africa occurred when she was twenty-three. She travelled on a passenger liner. She loved the trip but when she stopped in South Africa, she found apartheid appalling. Goodall took a train to Nairobi and met with Clo. They spent three wonderful weeks together. Goodall loved it so much that she got a temporary job in Nairobi. As she started her new job, she met Louis Leakey, an anthropologist interested in animals and Early Man. He offered her a job immediately because Goodall knew a lot about African animals. Leakey taught her about local animals and the Kikiyu tribe that he grew up with in the area.

Leakey took Goodall on an expedition in 1957. When they arrived at Olduvai Gorge, she described herself as the happiest she had ever been, despite the hard work of digging fossils. They...

(read more from the Chapter 4 Summary)

This section contains 404 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the My Life with the Chimpanzees Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
My Life with the Chimpanzees from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook