Baby George, meet bilby George!
As part of the duke and duchess of Cambridge's ongoing royal visit to Australia, the wee prince and his parents got to meet George's marsupial namesake during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo on Sunday.
Upon arrival at the enclosure, the excited boy was wriggling and squealing at the crowd and the rabbit-like animal, according to Clarence House.
With a little help from his folks, who helped him stand up near the low, clear-plastic fence around the critter's pen, the 9-month-old was "trying to grab [the bilby's] ear," according to his mum, Catherine. Said dad
The long-eared George actually started out named "Boy," but the zoo made a special request to a national registry to have the animal's name changed after the royal birth.
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While in Brisbane, the duke and duchess checked out fighter jets and planted a memorial tree at at the Royal Australian Air Force's Amberley Air Base, giving ample exposure to the $425 garment.