She was the fresh-faced British girl from the famous 1965 National Geographic film "Miss Goodall and the Wild Chimpanzees." It's been 50 years since Jane Goodall walked into the Gombe Forest (with binoculars but no training in science) to study chimpanzees. Today, Goodall is 76 years old, and she's still at it: tolerating camera crews, so she can show the world why chimps are worth saving.
Last year, Lara Logan traveled to East Africa to meet "Mama Jane" and ask her about her 50-year mission.
What Logan found was a woman still spry enough for a rough-housing session with orphaned baby chimps, as you'll see in this week's edition of "60 Minutes Overtime." You'll also see why a correspondent should never try to hold a baby chimp while shooting a television "stand-up."
(Editor's Note: The Jane Goodall Institute does not endorse handling or interfering with wild chimpanzees. The chimps being handled in this broadcast are orphans who live at a rehabilitation center.)
Watch: 60 Minutes Overtime, 1.22.12
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