My Life with the Chimpanzees Themes

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Opening New Doors for Children

My Life with the Chimpanzees is a book written for a young adult audience. Goodall tells the story of her life and work in simple prose aimed at unpacking the life of an ethologist and the work of a primatologist for younger adults. She begins the book by recounting her first experience observing an animal when she was five years old. She was fascinated by her observations from the beginning and this initial interest led her into ethology as an adult. She writes directly to children and explains very briefly the develop of her profession to them, including brief mentions of Konrad Lorenz who studied ducks and Niko Tinbergen, who studied animal habitats. Goodall also explains the experimental process. In Chapter 2, Goodall explains how she became so interested in animals at such a young age and much of the next several chapters explain how...

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