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Prince George is taking after grandfather Prince Charles with his love of the outdoors

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He might be royal, but Prince George is just your average little boy who enjoys playingoutdoors. In a new interview, the toddler’s grandfather Prince Charles shared that his grandson is already taking after him with his love fornature.

“[George is] one of those characters, I think, who naturally, instinctively, likes to be outside,” the 67-year-old royal revealed to Sky News. “It’s very interesting. I’m intrigued to see if it lasts, but he loves being outside, which is encouraging.”


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And even though George is only 2 years old, Charles, an environmental enthusiast, admitted that he is already teaching his grandson about climate change and the environment. “Like all these things, it depends if you can get them to take aninterest,” he said. “But half of it comes from explaining the minutiae of lifesometimes, or getting people to look carefully at something, even watching abird or observing carefully a flower or how a building sits in the environmentand the landscape. All of these things are part of the intricate detail andpattern of life, which we can’t exist without.”


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These days, the royal toddler has a new set of wheels to enjoy outside. Georgerecently become the owner of a $200 John Deere toy tractor. Just last week, George’s mother Kate Middleton revealed that her son is "obsessed" with tractors and anything thathas "big wheels."

George might take after his grandfather when it comes tothe environment, but he’s also picking up some interests from his father Prince William. During an engagement in North Wales, the Duchess told PaulineHallett of Ogwen Mountain Rescue that George is a big fan of helicopters likethe ones his father flies.

Pauline recalled, "Catherine said how much Georgeloved them. He knows all the different colors and asks her about all the parts.

She laughed and said she tells George to ask Daddy as she has no idea."

And while Kate doesn’t seem to mind George’s affinitytoward helicopters, there is one interest she hopes George never inherits fromhis father - riding a motorbike. "I'm terrified," said Kate during an engagement atSt. Andrews, Scotland. "Hopefully, I'm going tokeep George off it!"

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