How does Attenborough gift a royal? A fossil fit for a prince, ...

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How does Attenborough gift a royal? A fossil fit for a prince, naturally

Although when the legend visited Prince George it would hardly have mattered – he’s a hero in the family

Hannah Furness

When visiting two future kings at home it may be difficult to come up with a suitable gift to mark the occasion.

Fortunately Sir David Attenborough had just the thing in his pocket: the tooth of a 23-million-year-old giant shark he found on holiday.

Sir David has personally presented Prince George with the treasure, which he found in the 1960s during a family trip to Malta. The young prince, who like many small boys has a fascination with fossils, appeared thrilled with the gift, shown beaming in a photograph and studying it proudly...

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