This afternoon Kate, William and Prince George made their much-anticipated visit to Sydney’s famed Taronga Zoo. At the top of the “Things to See” list: the Bilbys, described as something like a cross between a rabbit and a rat.
The animals are on the brink of extinction, work is being done to restore them to their natural habitats. More from the Daily Mail:
He is visiting the bilby enclosure named after him, where he may ‘meet’ the endangered marsupial which is also named after him. The Palace accepted Australia’s offer to name the bilby enclosure after Prince George after the royal heir’s birth last year, as well as the Australian government’s gift of a bilby for the young prince to ‘adopt’.
The Prince and his parents at the bilby enclosure, via these pictures from 9News Australia: