Dr. Jane Goodall's newest role is that of Disneynature ambassador.
In anticipation of "Bears" opening this weekend, the famed 80-year-old anthropologist and primatologist is speaking up about the important of preserving habitats and natural resources through protected areas, like national parks.
"It was absolutely wonderful in Halo Bay," she told EW.com of being on set. "We were so close to the bears, and we met the two cubs that are in the film. And the scenery is so amazing. There’s a real feeling of wildness. To get to this place we had to go in a small plane and then a smaller plane so you felt you were going to the middle of nowhere. And the scenery is so utterly breathtaking. I love it, the wilder the better."
Goodall hopes the film will give people a sense of the "magic" of nature — and moves them to prioritize the protection of bears and their homes.
"It's good for your spirit," she told WSJ Live.
In an interview with TIME, Goodall said that by giving the cute bears names andRead More »from Jane Goodall’s newest role: Disneynature ambassador