Doc of the Month Club - January 9th, 2019

In 1956, four years before Jane Goodall ventured into the world of chimpanzees and seven years before Diane Fossey left to work with mountain gorillas, 23-year-old Canadian biologist Anne Innis Dagg made an unprecedented solo journey to South Africa to become the first person in the world to study animal behaviour in the wild on that continent. When she returned home a year later armed with ground-breaking research, the insurmountable barriers she faced as a female scientist proved much harder to overcome.