The Touching Moment Jane Goodall Is Hugged by a Rescued Chimp

Primatologist, humanitarian and animal rights campaigner Jane Goodall has taught the world more about chimpanzees than anyone else.

She was dubbed by her biographer as “the woman who redefined man.”

Her research and work, which began in 1960, has not only changed humanity’s perceptions of primates and people, but also the staggering connection between the two.

This video tells the story of Wounda, one of the chimps living at the Jane Goodall Institute’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo.

Upon release on Tchindzoulou Island, the chimp offered Goodall one last emotional goodbye.