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Sarah Ferguson returns to social media after grandson's birth with incredible photo

Sarah, Duchess of York is a proud new grandmother

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Diane Shipley
Diane ShipleySenior Online Writer
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Sarah Ferguson posted a beautiful photo to social media on Wednesday, taken during a very special trip.

She shared the snap, which was a close-up of a lioness lying down by a tree with her mouth slightly open (revealing some very sharp teeth) to Twitter and Instagram.

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The new grandmother captioned the striking image: "To mark World Wildlife Day, here is a photo of a lioness I took during a charity trip to Africa. It still fills me with a sense of awe.

"I salute all those working in the vital field of wildlife protection."

Sarah's followers were keen to share their love for the photo, with their replies including: "Beautiful photo," and: "She is beautiful."

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Last month, the 61-year-old thrilled her fans when she shared a series of photos of her new grandson to social media.

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Sarah's daughter Princess Eugenie gave birth to her first child on 9 February, son August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, and first-time grandmother Sarah was clearly delighted.

sarah ferguson lioness© Photo: Twitter

Sarah posted the fantastic photo to social media

Swaddled in a blue blanket, the little boy was held by his dad and clutched his mum's finger in the adorable pictures.

Sarah captioned them: "As Grandparents, The Duke and I are thrilled and blessed at the arrival of our grandson August Philip Hawke Brooksbank.

"He is a beautiful blessing and a bringer of such love and joy to all our Family. I am so proud of Jack and Eugenie, they are and will be wonderful parents."

princess eugenie jack august© Photo: Twitter

The new grandmother recently shared sweet pictures of her grandson

In an exclusive quote obtained by HELLO!, the new grandmother opened up about her joy, saying: "I am so excited and thrilled to have become a grandmother.

"August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, a wonderful grandson and he brings such joy, smiles and love to all our family."

She continued: "Jack and Eugenie are and will be superbly caring and wonderful parents."  

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