Sir David Attenborough: Naturalist gives Prince George a fossil at royal screening


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Sir David Attenborough has attended a personal viewing of his new documentary at Kensington Palace, hosted by means of the Duke of Cambridge.

During his talk over with, the naturalist gave Prince George a fossilised massive enamel from an extinct shark.

The younger prince appeared captivated as he treated the enamel of a carcharocles megalodon, a shark that was once as soon as a sea predator.

Sir David and Prince William each marketing campaign on environmental problems.

The tournament was once held within the palace grounds to permit for social distancing.

William and the veteran broadcaster watched A Life On Our Planet, by which Sir David displays at the defining moments of his existence’s paintings and the devastating adjustments he has witnessed.

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The younger prince was once fascinated with the enamel, discovered by means of Sir David within the 1960s

Sir David, 94, chatted to the Duke and Duchess and their 3 youngsters, Princes George and Louis, and Princess Charlotte, after the screening.

He was interviewed by Prince William at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in 2019, the place he warned humanity had to act rapid to stop portions of the flora and fauna being annihilated.

The couple and Sir David have labored in combination at the setting – together with at the Earthshot Prize, a money praise for answers to environmental issues.

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Media captionJanuary 2019: Prince William and Sir David talk about he setting in Davos

The massive shark enamel given to Prince George was once discovered by means of Sir David throughout a circle of relatives vacation to Malta within the overdue 1960s.

It was once embedded within the island country’s comfortable yellow limestone, and is set 23 million years previous.

Carcharocles megalodon is assumed to have grown as much as 15 metres in period, two times the period of the good white shark.

David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet is launched in cinemas on Monday and on Netflix on October 4.


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