[WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.199) Ham the Chimp (USA): The first great ape launched into space
(WorldKings.org) Ham (July 1957 – January 19, 1983), also known as Ham the Chimp and Ham the Astrochimp, was a chimpanzee and the first great ape launched into space. On January 31, 1961, Ham flew a suborbital flight on the Mercury-Redstone 2 mission, part of the U.S. space program's Project Mercury.
[WORLDKINGS] Journey to seek extraordinary record holders around the world (P.87) - Jane Goodall (UK): The world's foremost expert on chimpanzees.
(WorldKings. org) Jane Goodall, in full Dame Jane Goodall, original name Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall, (born April 3, 1934, London, England), is an English primatologist and anthropologist. Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 60-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees since she first went to Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania in 1960.