Prince George Squeals With Delight Upon Meeting Bilby Named After Him

PHOTO: Britains Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William watch as their son Prince George looks at an Australian animal called a Bilby, during a visit to Sydneys Taronga Zoo, Australia Sunday, April 20, 2014.
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Call it a meeting of the adorable minds.

Prince George met a bilby named after him while visiting the Taronga Zoo in Sydney today with his parents, Prince William and Kate Middleton. He squealed with delight upon seeing the marsupial, known as Australia's Easter Bunny.

PHOTO: Britains Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband Prince William watch as their son Prince George looks at an Australian animal called a Bilby, during a visit to Sydneys Taronga Zoo, Australia Sunday, April 20, 2014.
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PHOTO: Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband Prince William watch as their son Prince George looks at an Australian animal called a Bilby, during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo, Australia Sunday, April 20, 2014.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge helped officially open the new enclosure at the zoo, which was named the Prince George Bilby Exhibit.

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PHOTO: Britains Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, watch their son Prince George looking at an Australian animal, called Bilby, which has been named after the young Prince, during a visit to Sydneys Taronga Zoo, April 20, 2014.
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PHOTO: Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, watch their son Prince George looking at an Australian animal, called Bilby, which has been named after the young Prince, during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo, April 20, 2014.

Prince William held his son - who turns 9-months-old Tuesday - against the enclosure as he peeked over the glass to get a closer look at the bilby. The marsupial was originally named Boy but was renamed George to celebrate the Prince's birth.

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Prince George also received a road sign that he promptly chewed on and a stuffed bilby, which he flung to the floor when his mother handed it to him.

PHOTO: Britains Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband Prince William react as their son Prince George bites a small present that was given to him during a visit to Sydneys Taronga Zoo, Australia Sunday, April 20, 2014.
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PHOTO: Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband Prince William react as their son Prince George bites a small present that was given to him during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo, Australia Sunday, April 20, 2014.

The royal family has been touring New Zealand and Australia since late last month.

PHOTO: Britains Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband Prince William give their son Prince George a stuffed toy of Australian animal called a Bilby, during a visit to Sydneys Taronga Zoo, Australia Sunday, April 20, 2014.
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PHOTO: Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband Prince William give their son Prince George a stuffed toy of Australian animal called a Bilby, during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo, Australia Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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