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Goodall to lecture, launch new exhibits in Winnipeg

Renowned environmentalist Dr. Jane Goodall, pictured above, has a full schedule in Winnipeg later this month. The world's foremost expert on chimpanzees will deliver a public lecture at Winnipeg's 2,300-seat Centennial Concert Hall on June 28, and will then unveil two new exhibits the next day: Discovering Chimpanzees - The Amazing World of Jane Goodall; and the Manitoba Museum's own companion exhibit Living on the Edge: Manitoba's Threatened Species.

Discovering Chimpanzees, a 6,000-square-foot exhibit created by Science North in Sudbury, Ont., showcases Goodall's work and lets visitors explore a recreated chimp forest and Goodall's research tent. Living on the Edge, meanwhile, examines the effects of human activity on threatened animal populations in Manitoba.

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