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Danielle

  1. 1. Dr. Birute Mary Galdikas By: Danielle Quarles
  2. 2. Who is Dr. Galdikas● She is a lady who studied Orangutans in Tanjung Puting● At that time people did not really know about them so she learned about them and educated kids
  3. 3. Childhood● She was born at the end of world war II in Germany in 1946● Her parents were on the route to Canada and got there when she was two● She grew up and went to school in Toronto● In second grade she said she wants to be an explorer
  4. 4. Inspiration● She was inspired by Curious George at six years old● Relationship between monkey and man● First library book
  5. 5. Curious George
  6. 6. Young Adult● She went to The University of British Columbia in Vancouver● Then continued natural studies at UCLA● She earned her bachelors degree in zoology and physiology in 1966● A masters degree in anthropology in 1969
  7. 7. Family● First she married Rod Brindamour and had two children● Later she married Pak Bohap and had one child● Pak Bohap was a rice farmer, a co- director of Galdikass Orangutan program, and a tribal president (he was a native Indonesian)
  8. 8. Where?
  9. 9. Dr. Louis Leakey● She told Dr. Leakey what she wanted to do as an explorer● Dr. Leakey was not interested● After three years of asking and pleading, he was convinced● She became the "Third Angel"● Dr.Leaky gave Dr. Galdikas the money for her program
  10. 10. Dr. Leakey
  11. 11. The Angels
  12. 12. Orangutans● Orangutans are Smart● They have reddish or brown fur● They have long arms
  13. 13. Things to Help Them● They needed help● The problem is is that their homes are being destroyed and they are endangered● So, she organized a Orangutan mating program to keep the population of Orangutans up● She built an orphanage for the ones with no parents
  14. 14. Discoveries About them● They can become extinct in the next ten years● She has studied them longer than any other person in the world● She has educated children about them● They eat over 400 foods
  15. 15. Famous!!!● She was in The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and two times in National Geographic● She won about fifteen awards for her hard work with Orangutans● She also published four books
  16. 16. Questions Or Comments??!!

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