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Prince William and Harry Visit Botswana - Day 2

Pets

Royals and their furry friends

Queen Elizabeth may be famous for her love of corgis, but she’s not the only royal to spend some quality time with members of the animal kingdom. From Camilla's close encounter with a kangaroo to Prince Harry's romp with a puppy, take a look at royals hanging out with animals.

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A royal love of animals

Queen Elizabeth may be famous for her love of corgis, but she’s not the only royal to spend some quality time with members of the animal kingdom. From Camilla's close encounter with a kangaroo to Prince Harry's romp with a puppy, take a look at these fun images of royals with animals.

Prince William and Duchess Kate meet Leuca the koala during a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia on April 20, 2014.

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Image: Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, feed a tree kangaroo at Taronga Zoo in Sydney

Kangaroo Kate

Prince William and Duchess Kate feed a tree kangaroo at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney on April 20, 2014.

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Image: Britain's Prince William reacts as he and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, feed giraffes during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo

Sticking your neck out

Britain's Prince William reacts as he and his wife Duchess Kate feed giraffes during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014.

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Image: Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, watch as their son Prince George looks at a Bilby which has been named after him at Taronga Zoo in Sydney

George's new friend

Prince William and Duchess Kate watch as their son looks at a bilby — a desert-dwelling marsupial that has been named George after the tiny prince — at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney on April 20, 2014.

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Bird of prey

Britain's Prince William takes part in a falconry display as he attends the Anglesey Show in North Wales on Aug. 14, 2013.

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The Duchess Of Cambridge Visits The Irish Guards On Their St Patrick's Day Parade

Irish eyes are smiling

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, presents shamrocks to members of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards -- including the battalion's mascot, Irish wolfhound Domhnall -- at the St Patrick's Day Parade at Mons Barracks on March 17, 2013, in Aldershot, England.

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The Prince Of Wales And Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Australia - Day 1

Close encounter with a kangaroo

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, holds a joey kangaroo called Ruby Blue as she visits the Cattle Rancher's Hall of Fame on November 5, 2012 in Longreach, Australia.

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Prince Of Wales And Duchess Of Cornwall Visit The Channel Islands - Day One

Jersey cow meet and greet

Prince Charles meets some Jersey cows as he visits the Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society on July 18, 2012 in Saint Helier, United Kingdom.

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Rhino Translocation Project

Royal with a rhino

Prince William poses with a 5-year-old black rhino called Zawadi and BBC's Kate Silverton, as he visits Port Lympne Wild Animal Park on June 6, 2012 in Port Lympne, England. Prince William was visiting the park to meet staff and rhinos involved in a translocation project.

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Prince Harry Visits Canine Partners Organisation

Golden-haired prince and pooch

Prince Harry holds an 8-week-old puppy named Veyron during a visit to the Canine Partners Training Centre on July 13, 2010 in Midhurst, England.

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The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit The Sandringham Flower Show

Steely stare

Prince Charles holds a bald eagle called Zephyr during a visit to the 132nd Sandringham Flower Show at Sandringham House on July 31, 2013 in King's Lynn, England.

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The Prince Of Wales And Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Australia - Day 3

Royal smiles

Prince Charles holds a koala named Kao, while Camilla holds a koala called Matilda, at Australia's Government House on November 7, 2012.

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The Duke and Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Salcombe In Devon

Charles gets crabby

Prince Charles holds a crab while touring a harbor in the town of Salcombe, England, on the first day of his annual summer visit to Devon and Cornwall on July 11, 2011.

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Prince William and Harry Visit Botswana - Day 2

Princely python

Prince Harry and Prince William hold an African rock python during a visit to the Mokolodi Education Center on June 15, 2010 in Gaborone, Botswana.

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Prince William And Prince Harry Visit Africa - Day 4

Puppy love

Prince Harry pets a puppy during a visit to the Semongkong Children's Center on June 17, 2010 in Semongkong, Lesotho.

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Britain's Prince William (R) handles a t

Terrifying tarantula

Prince William holds a tarantula spider as he officially opens the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum in London on September 14, 2009. Prince William joined Sir David Attenborough to open an eight-story extension to the museum, which is in the shape of a cocoon.

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Britain's Prince Charles (L) and his wif

Giant receives a royal visitor

Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles walk next to a giant turtle during a visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station in Santa Cruz, one of the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador, on March 16, 2009.

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Prince Charles And Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Japan - Day 3

Divine deer

Camilla and Prince Charles look at deer during a visit to the Todaiji Temple on October 29, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan. The deer are seen as messengers from God and inhabit the grounds of the ancient temple, which is the largest wooden building in the world.

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Gatcombe Horse Trials - Day 3 - August 7, 2005

Playing in the park

Zara Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne, plays with her pet dog at the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park on August 7, 2005 near Tetbury, England.

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Prince Harry holds Koala

Koala cutie

Prince Harry holds a koala named Yindi at the Taronga Zoo on September 23, 2003 in Sydney, Australia.

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Prince Charles Opens Potters Childrens Garden In Auckland

Stare down

Prince Charles looks at a small dog in the public gallery at the opening of Potter Children's Garden on March 10, 2005 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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William Holds Sheep

Feeling sheepish

Prince William examines sheep at an organic farm, which is part of the estate at Highgrove House, his home in Gloucestershire, England, on May 29, 2004. The young royal inherited his interest in organic farming from his father, Prince Charles.

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Prince Harry holds Echidna

Ouch!

Prince Harry holds an echidna named Spike in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge at the Taronga Zoo on September 23, 2003 in Sydney, Australia.

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Harry And Dog Majorca Holiday

Little prince and a puppy

Prince Harry holds a dog in Majorca, Spain, on August 8, 1987.

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Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales

Family pup

Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, pose with William, Harry and the family's pet at home in Kensington Palace on December 1, 1986.

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Diana William And Harry Highgrove

Princes and a pony

Princess Diana plays with her sons, William and Harry, on the grounds of Highgrove House near Tetbury, England, on July 18, 1986.

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Queen Mother Corgi Beach

Shore stroll

Queen Elizabeth II walks with one of her corgis on a beach in Norfolk, England, on July 28, 1982.

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The Prince Of Wales Makes A Television Tribute To The Queen

Beach buddies

Prince Charles (left) and Princess Anne play in the sand with a Welsh corgi in 1957 at Holkham Beach in Holkham, England.

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