21 August 2014 - 08:38
Prince George adopts a lobster


Deputy Editor

It seems that Prince George of Cambridge is expanding his repertoire of adopted animals after adopting a bilby in Australia. This time, the creature in question is much less cute and cuddly – George has adopted a lobster!

Prince George's first birthday

After Prince Philip’s visit to Cornwall recently, it seems The Duke enjoyed his time at the National Lobster Hatchery so much, he helped his one year old great-grandson to adopt a crustacean.

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It was on the National Lobster Hatchery’s Facebook page that the adoption was revealed, stating that the 3rd-in-line had received his ‘Adopt-a-Lobster’ certificate. It costs just £2.50 to adopt the marine creature, and the adoptive family receives updates about the lobster’s progress.

The Hatchery’s post read: “The National Lobster Hatchery is delighted to hear (via Buckingham Palace I may add!) that not only did HRH Prince Philip very much enjoy his visit to the hatchery, but also that little Prince George’s ‘Adopt a Lobster’ certificate has been received by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.”

The group have tried to capitalise on their Royal link: “One lucky little lobster here has therefore been adopted by Royalty! You too can be the proud adopter of a baby lobster, just visit our website for details.” We do not know if the crustacean has been named, nor if the adoption was a gift from The Duke to The Prince.



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Edited by Chloe Howard





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