Jane Goodall celebrates 60 years of studying chimpanzees in Tanzania

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
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Transcript for Jane Goodall celebrates 60 years of studying chimpanzees in Tanzania
And coming up next right now, "Pop news." Let's head home to Lara. Good morning, Lara. Hey. Hi, rob. Tom Bergeron, thank you for all the laughs and amazing moments on "Dancing with the stars." We will miss you. But we begin now with some "Pop news" and the amazing Jane Goodall celebrating a milestone this morning. It's been 60 years since she first walked into a forest and began changing the world in July 1960, the 26-year-old began her study of chimps in the wild proving that primates communicate and have personalities just like humans and make and use their own tools just like we do. Her story sparking a global movement vastly increasing the number of women in S.T.E.M., science, technology, engineering and math and since her start the percentage of women working in the feel has increased from 7% to 26%. Goodall marking her 60th anniversary of her groundbreaking research with a Facebook video. Take a look. What is has happened since then, we still plan to celebrate these amazing beings, our closest living relatives, the chimpanzees and in particular the chimpanzeechimpanzees, what a lot they've taught us. They're still teaching us. What a lot Dr. Jane has taught us over the last six decades, Jane gooddaal along with her institute established the long-running study of chimps and call on all people to protect their natural habitat. Happy anniversary. Queen Elizabeth proving once again she is not going to let this pandemic keep her from her royal duties. Her majesty using the power of technology to connect with service personnel from the British army, the royal Navy and the royal air force. It's a rare glimpse of these normally private moments like this chat with Lance corporal Stevens who is also by the way a member of the Jamaican bobsled team. Listen to this. How do you train? So, during the lockdown unfortunately with all the gyms and everything closed, sort of report to unorthodox training methods so I've been pushing a car up and down the street. I've had to make due. I suppose that's one way to train. Yes, it's definitely one way to train, mum. We love seeing the queen on zoom and hearing her laugh and it is a busy week for her imagine industry. Her next official engagement is this Friday when she will knight captain Tom Moore, remember him? The 100-year-old World War II veteran we introduced you to who raised millions for covid this will be the queen's first in-person meeting since the lockdown began in March. And now there's nothing worse than getting a flat tire on a busy highway. But if you do, I know at least I wouldn't mind if shaquille O'Neal came in for the assist. Yep, that is Shaq to the rescue. The NBA legend pulling and helping a woman. The four-time NBA champ using an elbow bump to greet deputies responding to the scene and just like that, police say super Shaq quietly slip add way when he knew the woman was taken care of. Super Shaq to the rescue.

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