In a statement, Goodall said that the copying was “unintentional,” despite the large amount of “borrowing” she engaged in.
Goodall was apparently so moved by the book that she failed to notice that it was, in fact, famously written by Thomas de Quincey.
Daws told the Post that he has no recollection of ever having spoken to Goodall—a conversation one imagines he would remember.
British zoologist whose study of the life and habitat of the chimpanzee has greatly increased understanding of primate behavior. Goodall's research demonstrated that chimpanzees are capable of complex emotional relationships, and have the skill and intelligence to make tools. She has been a leader in international conservation efforts.