What could be more fun for an 8-month-old than to visit a zoo for the first time on Easter? That’s exactly what Prince George and his parents, Kate Middleton and Prince William did on Sunday and there are some adorable pictures of the youngest Cambridge looking at all the animals for the first time.
The family continued with their Royal Tour of Australia with a trip to the Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, during which Prince George seemed fascinated by all the animals and even got so close that dad was able to feed some of them.
The visit was — in part — to christen the zoo in honor of Prince George, who was photographed looking attentively at one of the native species, a Bilby (an odd looking marsupial that looks like a cross between a rat and a rabbit), which is becoming endangered and was donated to the zoo last year in honor of the birth of Prince George.
Of course, photographers were going crazy taking pictures from every possible angle and one in particular in which Prince William seems be giving his son a kiss:
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A couple of the photos clearly show Prince George has at least two bottom teeth, as he flaps his little arms around while dad holds him:
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According to the zookeeper, Prince George was acting like any normal almost-9-month-old would and wanted to reach out and touch every single animal that he saw.
Later on his proud father told radio Australia “He was amazing, just amazing, he was so good, he loved all the animals.”
In the past, Prince William has joked that Prince George is somewhat of a handful, but what baby isn’t? The most unbelievable headline that has come out of the royal tour is that baby has managed to, somewhat, take away all the attention from mom, the Duchess of Cambridge.
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