Who is the plushy monkey Dr. Jane Goodall brings everywhere? Jane shares the heartwarming story of Mr. H, who she received as a gift over 30 years ago from her friend Gary Haun. He mistook the plushy monkey for a chimpanzee, but chimpanzees don’t have tails A former U.S. Marine who lost his sight at the young age of 21, Gary decided to defy all odds and pursue a career in magic. In his shows, he imparts the same message of hope and resilience that Jane has championed throughout her life. He reminds his audience to never give up, no matter what challenges they face, and to always find a way forward. Through it all, Mr. H has stood as a symbol of their enduring friendship and a testament to the power of the human connection.