Geza Teleki

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Geza Teleki, Ph.D. "is a primatologist whose career spans nearly 4 decades and started with field study of wild chimpanzees at Gombe National Park, Tanzania, under the guidance of Jane Goodall. Dr. Teleki founded and headed the Committee for Conservation and Care of Chimpanzees with Jane Goodall and other field scientists. This organization spearheaded the addition of chimpanzees to the U.S. Endangered Species List and revision of captive care legislation governing laboratories in America and the European Community. Dr. Teleki’s other posts include serving as Director of National Parks for the government of Sierra Leone and Director of Africa Programs for the Jane Goodall Institute." [1]

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  1. Governance, Save the Chimps, accessed July 15, 2010.