Read this: Jane Goodall caught in plagiarism scandal

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Jane Goodall in the 1960s. (Hugo van Lawick / National Geographic)

Jane Goodall, the groundbreaking primatologist and wildlife-documentary superstar, is the latest high-profile author caught in a plagiarism scandal — and this one is really embarrassing, reports Steve Levingston. Among the passages her new book apparently rips off (as discovered by a critic for the Washington Post) are ones stolen from Wikipedia, some marketing material for an organic-tea company, and an astrology Web site.

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Amy Argetsinger is an editor for the Style section.
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