My Life with the Chimpanzees - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary and Analysis

July 16th, 1960, was a happy day for Goodall. At twenty-six years of age, she finally entered Gombe National Park. She went exploring on the very first day, after she and her mother set up camp and ran into a troop of baboons and a forest antelope. The next day Goodall went searching for chimpanzees, hiking only with Adolf, her guide. The first day they saw two chimps but saw none for a week after that. Goodall saw several chimps a few days afterward, but Adolf was very lazy and it was hard to track them. As a result, Goodall started to track chimpanzees with another man named Rashidi who was much better.

After several months, the chimps still ran from them; Goodall wanted to move into the forest and got permission from the game ranger. After a few days, she discovered...

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