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Prince George meets his bilby
namesake at Sydney zoo

USA Today, by Maria Puente

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Posted By:earlybird, 4/20/2014 12:25:21 PM

It´s all happening at the zoo today, Easter Sunday in Sydney, where Prince George met a cute little critter named for him and the world got to see the royal baby for a second official appearance. After Easter services at the Anglican cathedral in Sydney in the morning, Prince William and Duchess Kate changed clothes, collected George and headed for the Taronga Zoo, Sydney´s harbor-side menagerie of Australia´s wonderfully quirky wildlife. It was another beautiful sunny day and thousands had been waiting to see them for hours before the zoo opened. Eventually there were so many people, the zoo closed to further

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Majorch2, 4/20/2014 1:06:27 PM     (No. 9817849)

That is the most darling little boy. Love this family

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXknitter, 4/20/2014 2:56:37 PM     (No. 9817919)

This is THE cutest age for all babies. Their sheer delight and curiosity is beautiful to behold. Little Georgie is no different, I see! Oh what a nice zoo too!!!

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