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Primatologist Jane Goodall Plays Not My Job

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When she was in her 20s, Jane Goodall left her home in England to live among chimpanzees in the jungle. Some people thought it was crazy; we think it's crazy she decided to come back to live with humans.

Goodall studies wild chimpanzees, so we'll quiz her on a truly wild creature: In a game called "He's Come So Far Since Valley Girl," she'll answer three questions about actor Nicolas Cage.

Originally broadcast on Sept. 24, 2011.

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