The Queen of Gombe

Since when is Jane Goodall such a diva? The light is dim in a friend's London townhouse, but she has dark, wraparound, Hepburnian sunglasses on anyway. After 44 years studying chimpanzees, Goodall, 70, is the world's most renowned animal-behavior researcher. But the glasses? "My Hollywood look!" she says with a laugh. In truth, they're a sign of the anti-diva. For months, she has battled an eye infection. Six specialists on four continents have all said the same thing: Rest. "They say, 'You don't give your body a chance to fight it off,'" she says. "But there's only one of...

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