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A young Birute Galdikas in a canoe with a young Orangutan

Living Legend to Speak on Saving Orangutans

Emeritus Professor Tim Roberts AM

Living Legend to Speak on Saving Orangutans

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Prof Birute Galdikas seated next to an Orangutan

Dr Birute Galdikas from the jungles of Borneo is coming to Newcastle in August as part of National Science Week. She, along with Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, is one of Louis Leakey’s Trimates.

Dr Galdikas has spent the last 50 years researching the biology of orangutans Her efforts have played a major role in saving the wild orangutan from extinction.  She is a living legend and a role model for women in science.

For information on the seminar please contact Tim Roberts:

0418205664 or tim.roberts@newcastle.edu.au

Photo courtesy Orangutan Foundation International Australia

 

Date And Time

06-08-2024 to
06-08-2024
 

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06-08-2024
 

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